Dwight Yorke Stadium

Key Facts

Address Bacolet, Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago
Capacity 7500 seats
Build Date 2001

Dwight Yorke Stadium Salisbury 3

Description

This is a medium multi-use stadium located in the town of Bacolet, Tobago. The stadium was built in 2001. It was especially prepared for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Championship that took place in the same year. It is capable of hosting 7,500 people.

The stadium is located about half an hour away from the airport and very close to Scarborough, the biggest city and the capital of Tobago. It is suitable for different kinds of sporting events, but currently, it is mainly used for football games. Its dimension is 105×68 meters. The playing surface is covered by grass.

In 2005, it was chosen to be the venue for the Carifta Championships. It has also been used for a range of athletics events. The venue held the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup again in 2010.

It was named after a former player of a range of famous clubs, such as Manchester United F.C.,and others. The stadium belongs to the government of the republic. It is operated by Ministry of Sports. It is also used for hockey, cricket, athletics, and other kinds of sports. It is also a good place for different non-sportive events, including music concerts, church events, heritage festivals, weddings, car shows, conferences, family days, and many more.

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