Torpedo Stadium (Minsk)

Torpedo Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Minsk, Belarus. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of Torpedo Minsk. The stadium holds 5,200 spectators.

Torpedo Stadium
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LocationMinsk, Belarus
Coordinates53°52′12″N 27°39′27″E / 53.87000°N 27.65750°E / 53.87000; 27.65750Coordinates: 53°52′12″N 27°39′27″E / 53.87000°N 27.65750°E / 53.87000; 27.65750
OwnerFC Minsk
Capacity5,200
SurfaceGrass
Opened1958; 64 years ago (1958)
Tenants
Torpedo Minsk (1958–2005, 2014–present)
Minsk (2006–2009, 2013–2015)

HistoryEdit

The stadium was built and opened in 1958. It was used by Torpedo Minsk until the club's dissolution in 2005.

Since 2006, the stadium in owned by FC Minsk, who used it as a primary home ground during 2006–2009 and 2013–2015. In 2014, reformed Torpedo Minsk started using the stadium again, leasing it from FC Minsk.

The stadium is also used occasionally as a home venue for Belarus national youth and female teams. In 2009, it hosted matches of the 2009 UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship.

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