* Address: Hebei Street West Section, Qinhuangdao
* Country: China
* Capacity: 33,000
* Opened: 30 July 2004
* Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium
The construction of the stadium started in 2002. It was one of the football venues for the Games of the Olympiad in 2008. The first-ever women’s Olympic football match at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium took place on 6 August 2008. The game between Japan and New Zealand ended in a 2-2 draw and it attracted a crowd of 10,000. The first-ever men’s Olympic football match at the venue took place on 7 August 2008. The Italian Republic won the game against Honduras in front of 21,000 spectators.
24,000 people attended the first-ever Chinese top-flight league match of Hebei Football Club, one of the first Chinese sports clubs with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, at the Qinhuangdao Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. Hebei FC signed several famous players in its first years of existence. Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi from the Côte d’Ivoire is one of those players. He is commonly known as Gervinho and he became one of the first African athletes with 1 million followers on his main social media page. In 2016, Gervinho left the Italian side AS Roma for Hebei FC.