Hong Kong Stadium

 
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* Address: 55 Eastern Hospital Road, Hong Kong
* Country: China
* Capacity: 40,000
* Opened: 1953
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Eastern Long Lions (football)

Extra stadium info – Hong Kong Stadium

The stadium is also known as a venue for the Hong Kong Sevens, a rugby sevens tournament. In 1956, it hosted the first-ever AFC Asian Cup match. 30,000 people attended the football match. The venue hosted its first Bledisloe Cup match between the national rugby union teams of Australia and New Zealand in 2008, with 39,000 people in attendance. In 2010, 26,000 people attended the second Bledisloe Cup game at the Hong Kong Stadium. The Eastern Long Lions are the tenants of the stadium. The stadium also hosted numerous home games of South China Athletic Association, the first club which won the top-flight football league of Hong Kong 10 times.

© Flickr: Stuart MacFarlane

© Flickr: Stuart MacFarlane

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© Flickr: Steve in HK


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