Barasat District Sports Stadium

 
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* Address: Barasat
* Country: India
* Capacity: 22,000
* Opened:
* Main use: Football
* Tenants:

Extra stadium info – Barasat District Sports Stadium

The stadium hosted numerous football games of East Bengal Football Club, one of the first Indian sports clubs with 1 million followers on their main social media page. Their rivals Mohun Bagan also played numerous home games at the venue. In 1986, East Bengal played in the group stage of the Asian championship for football clubs for the first time in their history. Five other clubs also participated in the group stage of the tournament. The final of the tournament was won by a Korean club after defeating a club from Saudi Arabia and the third place match was won by an Indonesian club after defeating a club from Syria.

© Avik Roy

© Avik Roy

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© Deepanjan Mallick

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