Central Stadium (Aktobe)

The Koblandy Batyr Stadium (Kazakh: Қобыланды батыр стадионы, Qobylandy batyr stadıony) is the main football arena of the city and for FC Aktobe. It was constructed in 1975. On the opening day on August 28, 1975, Aktyubinets (now FC Aktobe) played against CSKA Moscow. Match ended with score 1:0 in favor of visiting team. Kopeykin scored the goal.[2]

Koblandy Batyr Stadium
(Kazakh: Қобыланды батыр стадионы, Qobylandy batyr stadıony)
LocationAktobe, Kazakhstan
56, Abilkhayir khan Avenue, 030000[1]
OwnerMunicipality of Aktobe
Capacity13,200
Field size104 x 68
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Built1970-1975
Opened1975
ArchitectKostin Alexey
Tenants
FC Aktobe

The stadium is one of the best attended in Kazakhstan with capacity of just under 13,500 people.[3][4]

InformationEdit

The stadium meets international standards and is considered one of the best in Kazakhstan[5] in terms of technical equipment and originality of construction. It has four tribunes called after the cardinal points. The main tribune – western, which holds seats for commentators and VIP. On the east tribune special seats for disabled people are provided. The stadium has roof over all seats and a big screen. Cash desk and office of FC Aktobe are located in the stadium. There are no running tracks, as it is purely a football stadium.[6][7]

Main characteristics of stadiumEdit

  • Field size – 105m x 68 m
  • Capacity – 12.805 people[2]
  • Surface – natural
  • Capacity of guest sector – 500 seats
  • Number of TV positions – 3
  • Commentator positions – 2 seats
  • Press— 20 seats
  • Lighting – 1800th lux.
  • Video board – display system – 10х9 m
  • Number of cash desks – 5
  • Surveillance cameras – 6 internal, 4 external

ReconstructionEdit

After the stadium opened in 1975, the last reconstruction was in 2000, when plastic seating and the light-emitting diode board were installed. In 2005 the stadium met all UEFA standards. Heating system, water supply and the sewage were replaced. The press center area was expanded to 54 sq.m., and the dispatcher room to 21 sq.m. 142 bulbs in the floodlight system with a total capacity of 1800 watts were installed. The grass was replaced and an automatic watering system installed. Installation of under soil heating of the pitch started on April 28, 2011 and the lawn was renewed again for the first time after 2005. This system is only used in early Spring and late Autumn (Fall) to assist grass growth.[2]

FactsEdit

For five years, from October 2, 2004 to August 27, 2009 (1790 days, a record of Kazakhstan) FC Aktobe did not suffer a single loss at the home field in all tournaments (Kazakhstan Premier League, Kazakhstan Cup, UEFA Champions League and Europa League).[8] This record was broken only after defeat to Werder Bremen.[9]

Aktobe has not suffered defeat, not even in the years from 2010-2011.[6] Only on May 6, 2012 they lost to the guest FC Tobol[10] and then also to Akzhaiyk and Genk from Belgium.[11]

National team gamesEdit

Date Team 1 Results Team 2 Qualification tournament
16 October 2007 Kazakhstan (U-21) 4:1 Georgia (U-21) EM 2009[12][13]
6 October 2016 Kazakhstan (U-21) 0:1 England (U-21) EM 2017[14]
11 October 2016 Kazakhstan (U-21) 0:3 Norway (U-21) EM 2017[15][16]
1 September 2017 Kazakhstan (U-21) 1:1 Montenegro (U-21) EM 2019[17][18][19]

AddressEdit

  • 56, Abilkhayir khan Avenue, 030000, Aktobe, Kazakhstan[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Стадионы Актобе". spravkaforme.ru. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b c "Стадион Центральный (Актобе)". alvin-almazov.ru. Retrieved 20 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ The stadium description on an official site of FC Aktobe
  4. ^ ""Қобыланды батыр" атындағы орталық стадион". visitaktobe.kz/kz. Retrieved 20 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Central Stadium Aktobe 1.0". 3dwarehouse.sketchup.com. Retrieved 20 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ a b ""Шератон" в Калуге". komandirovka.ru. Retrieved 22 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Koblandy Batyr Central Stadium". ticketon.kz. Retrieved 22 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Для ФК «Актобе» построят стадион, соответствующий всем стандартам УЕФА". sports.kz. 26 August 2014. Retrieved 29 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Europa League Play-Off Preview: Werder Bremen – FK Aktobe". goal.com. 20 August 2009. Retrieved 29 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "FC Atobe 0-1". eurosport.fr. Retrieved 29 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Genk vs FC Aktobe - Europa League Qualifying Third Round". skysports.com. Retrieved 29 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Футбол. Премьер-Лига". sports.kz. 11 June 2019. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  13. ^ "Вспомнить все: 10 ярких побед молодежной сборной Казахстана в отборах EURO". kff.kz. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Футбол. Премьер-Лига". sports.kz. 6 October 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ "Футбол". sports.kz. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  16. ^ "Футбол. Премьер-Лига". sports.kz. 11 October 2016. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  17. ^ "Казахстан (U-21) - Черногория (U-21)". vesti.kz. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  18. ^ "Чемпионат Европы U-21". sportbox.ru. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  19. ^ "Футбол. Премьер-Лига". sports.kz. 1 September 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 50°17′29″N 57°9′37″E / 50.29139°N 57.16028°E / 50.29139; 57.16028