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Name Sharjah Stadium, Sharjah
Capacity 12,000
Address University City Road, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates


History The stadium was opened in 1982 and is part of a sporting complex that includes the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium


Matches being hosted in Asian Cup Match 4 – 6th January – Syria vs Palestine – Group B

Match 11 – 9th January – Uzbekistan vs Oman – Group F

Match 20 – 12th January – Yemen vs Iraq – Group D

Match 26 – 14th January – India vs Bahrain – Group A

Match 36 – Lebanon vs North Korea – Group E

Match 40 – 21st January – Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E – Round of 16


Notable Matches played Hosted all Group B games and two Round of 16 games at 2003 FIFA World Youth Championships

Hosted five Group D games, one Group C games, two Round of 16 game and two Quarter-finals at 2013 FIFA Under 17 World Cup


Who the stadium is home to Sharjah FC


Special Features The stadium has an increased capacity of 12,000