Top 9 Most Famous Football Stadiums in India

The tournament of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup will be hosted by India, This is the first FIFA tournament hosted by India between 6th and 28 October 2017. Here is the list of India’s finest football stadiums, have been used for international football matches and also venues for the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata (68,000)

Salt Lake Stadium of Kolkata is second largest football stadium in the world and the largest stadium in India by capacity. The stadium will host the final match of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi (60,000)

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of Kochi is a international football stadium and first venue for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The stadium is third largest cricket stadium in the world and one of the largest football stadiums in India.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Delhi (60,000)

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium of Delhi is one of the largest multipurpose stadium in India, hosting football and other sporting events. The stadium was main venue for the 2011 South Asian Football Federation Cup.

DY Patil Stadium, Navi Mumbai (55,000)

The DY Patil Sports Stadium is an international football and cricket stadium and largest sports venue by capacity in Mumbai. The stadium is home ground for IPL team Mumbai Indians and one of the stadiums to host 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup.

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai (40,000)

Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium at Chennai hosts football matches as well as used for athletic, functions and concerts. The stadium also hosted cricket Test Matches and World Volleyball Grand Prix tournament.

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati (35,000)

Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium is one of the best football stadium in Guwahati, also used for athletics. The stadium is home ground for NorthEast United FC and was main venue of 2016 South Asian Games.

Fatorda Stadium, Goa (19,500)

Fatorda Stadium of Goa is home ground of FC Goa and the Churchill Brothers, situated in Margao. The stadium is venue for international football well as cricket.

Bangalore Football Stadium, Bangalore

Bangalore Football Stadium is home of Bengaluru FC and among the choices for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. New Bangalore Football Stadium will be ready for the FIFA U17 World Cup.

Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Pune

Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Balewadi is a multipurpose stadium. The Indian sports complex was venue for the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games, Elite American football League of India,2011 Rollball World Cup and home ground for Pune F.C.