The People's Football Stadium is a football stadium located in Lyari, a neighbourhood in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. It is owned by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, formerly City District Government of Karachi. It has a capacity of 40,000.
|Location||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Owner||Karachi Metropolitan Corporation|
(formerly City District Government)
|Operator||Karachi Metropolitan Corporation|
|Opened||9 December 1995|
|Construction cost||USD 30.7 Million|
|Pakistan national football team (1995–)|
Habib Bank F.C. (1995–)
Stadium is part of a sports complex which also houses a boxing arena having capacity of 5000 spectators, and Gymnasium sports complex where indoor sports like volleyball, badminton and basketball are contested.
The stadium was built in 1988, and opened on 9 December 1995. It covers an area of 10 acres (40,000 m2). In 1999, when Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto came into power, new floodlights imported from France worth PKR 30.7 million were installed, to enable evening matches to take place. The Pakistan national football team moved to the Peoples Football Stadium from the Railway Stadium in Lahore.
- "City Landmarks – People's Stadium Lyari". 8 December 2011.