Football Association of Montenegro Camp, commonly referred to as simply Camp FSCG, is the training facility and stadiums complex in Podgorica, Montenegro. It is operated by the Football Association of Montenegro, whose seat (House of Football) is inside the complex. Parts of the camp are ownership of FK Budućnost, FK Mladost, FK Ribnica and FK Grafičar.[1]

Football Association of Montenegro Camp
LocationStari Aerodrom
Podgorica, Montenegro
Coordinates42°25′40″N 19°16′56″E / 42.427835°N 19.282337°E / 42.427835; 19.282337Coordinates: 42°25′40″N 19°16′56″E / 42.427835°N 19.282337°E / 42.427835; 19.282337
OwnerFSCG, FK Budućnost, FK Mladost
TypeFootball training ground, stadiums
Construction
Opened2007
Construction cost5,500,000
Website
fscg.me/savez/investicije/investicije-fudbalskog-saveza

HistoryEdit

Built in 2007, the centre consists of54,000 m2 (580,000 sq ft).[1] It is located on Ćemovsko polje, a plain at Podgorica outskirts between the settlements Stari Aerodrom and Konik. It consists on six pitches with stands and floodlights,[2] and House of Football - a seat of the Football Association of Montenegro.

Camp currently represents an important asset for the whole Montenegrin football system. Its grounds are home to all Montenegrin national teams (men and women) and numerous teams from Podgorica. Fields meets the criteria for Montenegrin First League games and UEFA competitions for young players.

FacilitiesEdit

House of FootballEdit

House of Football (Kuća fudbala) is a seat of Football Association of Montenegro. Building was opened on 21 May 2016.[3][4][5]
On 3,240 sq meters, the building have modern facilities like reception, museum, press hall, TV FSCG seat, administrative offices and meeting rooms.[6]

FSCG training groundsEdit

Behind the House of Football are two football pitches which belongs to FSCG. Both have stands with capacity of 1,000 seats and the main field have floodlights, too. Montenegro national football team use both stadiums as their training base before every single game.

Because it meets criteria for UEFA games, the main field is often home to Montenegro women's national football team, Montenegro national under-19 football team and Montenegro national under-17 football team games. Except that, teams from First and Second Montenegrin League can always use the main ground for their matches, which is especially crucial during the stormy days, when their own stadiums are in bad condition.

FK Budućnost seat and training groundsEdit

Another operator in Camp FSCG is most successful Montenegrin team - FK Budućnost, who owns area of 18,000 sq meters. They have an administrative building with offices, meeting rooms, press room and technical facilities, and also two football grounds. Both pitches have stands with capacity of 1,000 seats. On the grounds, their home games plays all young teams of FK Budućnost and ŽFK Budućnost, too.
For the first time, senior team of FK Budućnost played an official game at training center in November 2016. On Montenegrin Cup match, they hosted FK Kom.

Mladost stadiumEdit

Another team from Podgorica - OFK Titograd have their own facilities in Camp FSCG, at area of 9,000 sq meters. Previously, home of FK Mladost was Stadion Cvijetni Brijeg, but at 2008 on that location was built elementary school. So, FK Mladost moved to Stari Aerodrom training center, where they own an administrative-technical building and stadium whose capacity is 1,250 seats. In 2019, on the stadium are installed floodlights.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sport – Glavni Grad Podgorica". podgorica.me.
  2. ^ "Fudbalski savez Crne Gore". fscg.me.
  3. ^ "Otvorena Kuća fudbala na Starom Aerodromu | Podgorica". Archived from the original on 2016-12-20. Retrieved 2016-12-11.
  4. ^ "Podgorica: Otvorena Kuća fudbala - Vijesti.me". Archived from the original on 2017-05-10. Retrieved 2016-12-11.
  5. ^ "PODGORICA: Otvorena Kuća fudbala na Starom Aerodromu". May 21, 2016.
  6. ^ "VIDEO: Zavirite u novu Kuću fudbala". May 21, 2016.

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