Philippine Sports Stadium

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Philippine Sports Stadium
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The PSS football field, November 2014
Full namePhilippine Sports Stadium
LocationCiudad de Victoria, Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines
Coordinates14°47′41″N 120°57′2″E / 14.79472°N 120.95056°E / 14.79472; 120.95056Coordinates: 14°47′41″N 120°57′2″E / 14.79472°N 120.95056°E / 14.79472; 120.95056
OwnerIglesia Ni Cristo (New Era University)
OperatorMaligaya Development Corporation[1]
Capacity20,000 (football); 25,000 (concert)
Acreage3 hectares
SurfaceGrass
Construction
StartedAugust 17, 2011
OpenedJuly 21, 2014
ArchitectPhildipphil
Project managerNew San Jose Builders
Main contractorsPhildipphil

The Philippine Sports Stadium or the New Era University (NEU) Stadium, is a football and track stadium in Bocaue, Bulacan, Philippines. It is inside Ciudad de Victoria which is owned by the Inglesia Ni Cristo.[2] The stadium is built near the Philippine Arena, an indoor arena. The Philippine Sports Stadium is the largest football stadium in the Philippines and can be filled by 25,000 people.[3] It can accommodate almost double the number of people that can fit inside the Rizal Memorial Stadium which is the national stadium. The Rizal Memorial Stadium can be filled by 12,000 people.[4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Conception, Pocholo (21 December 2014). "Holiday treat: 2-night concerts at the Philippine Sports Stadium, all for P500". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  2. Donna, Cueto-Ibanez (July 20, 2014). "Iglesia opens world's largest indoor arena for centennial rites". Philippine Daily Inquirer. Retrieved July 20, 2014.
  3. Albelda, Josh (April 15, 2015). "IN PHOTOS: A glimpse inside the Philippine Sports Stadium". Rappler. Retrieved April 17, 2015.
  4. "Rizal Memorial or Philippine Stadium? Azkals manager asks fans preferred Suzuki Cup semis venue". InterAksyon.com. November 25, 2014. Archived from the original on December 2, 2014. Retrieved March 9, 2015.
  5. "Azkals game at INC stadium eyed". Yahoo! News. Manila Bulletin. July 31, 2014. Retrieved November 27, 2014.

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