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Pokhara Rangasala (Nepali: पोखरा रङ्गशाला) is a multi-purpose stadium in Pokhara, Gandaki Province, Nepal. It has a capacity of 5,000 spectators. The word 'Rangasala' refers to the ground for exhibition and fair. The venue is located to the south of Pokhara at Rambazaar on the eastern bank of Seti river.[1]

Pokhara Rangasala
Pokhararangasala .jpg
LocationPokhara, Nepal
OwnerN/A
Capacity5,000
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Broke groundn/a
Openedn/a
Tenants
Garden F.C., Sahara Club (Pokhara)

The facility comprises a football stadium surrounded by athletics track of 400m, one 7-A side football ground,[2] a volleyball court, a basketball court, cricket ground(proposed international ground) and covered hall for games like badminton, karate and other indoor sports. The administrative building of Kaski district sport office and ANFA Kaski lies here. It is only venue in Nepal beside Dasarath Rangasala Stadium to hold international football matches. The stadium has hosted several international friendly matches of the Nepal national football team.[3][4][5] The other facilities near the stadium are used to host volleyball, basketball, cricket, wrestling,[6][7] boxing and badminton. The yearly sports meet of PABSON and NPABSON is also held in same venue. The venue is also utilized for concerts and large gathering.[citation needed]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pokhara Rangasala".
  2. ^ http://hamropalo.com/sports/seven-a-side-intl-football-mmc-pokhara-b-advance.html
  3. ^ "sarasansar.com".
  4. ^ "ekantipur.com : Nepal's No. 1 News Portal".
  5. ^ "MYREPUBLICA.com - News in English from Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual News".
  6. ^ "Professional Wrestling comes to Pokhara".
  7. ^ "Professional wrestling events to held in Ktm, Pokhara - Nepalnews.com".
  8. ^ http://soccer.hwbnepal.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1222&catid=1:latest-news&Itemid=101

Coordinates: 28°12′16″N 83°59′30″E / 28.20444°N 83.99167°E / 28.20444; 83.99167