Located in the city of Marabella (known as “The City That Never Sleeps”), the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, it is one of the five largest stadiums in the republic. It was named after a runner, who was the first sportsman to win a gold medal for the republic in an international competition.
The stadium was built in 2000 for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup that took place the next year. It used to know as the Union Park Race Track. The official opening ceremony took place on 15th July 2001. It was also one of the venues chosen for the FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup that was held in 2010.
The stadium is mainly used for football matches. It has several tenants, including Ma Pau SC, a football club founded in 2007; Police F.C. that was founded in 1975, and W Connection that was founded in 1999. The stadium used to be used by a former football club South End F.C. that was founded in 2008.
It is also used by different social and cultural organizations for rugby games. The stadium is also suitable for athletics training. The stadium is also the venue for different non-sporting events, such as car shows, receptions, meetings, and many others.
It features around 10,000 seats, half of which are covered, and the other half is uncovered.