The time has gone when cricket is the only favorite sports in India. The rid of ISL proved that cricket is not the only sports that people of India are crazy after. The increasing fan base for the Blue Tigers, the fans of football is also increasing. India recently hosted 2017 U-17 FIFA World and will once again be the host for the 2020 U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Amazingly, India has numerous football stadiums. If this isn’t showing football progress in India, then what will?
After India got selected to host FIFA tournaments, the government takes exponential steps to make unusual and eye-catching football properties in India. Fifa tournaments, international games, ISL and several indoor games. The government of India established some world-class football stadiums. Let’s talk about the best football stadiums in India.
Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, Guwahati
Northeast, residents of this region, always complained that their area is always looked over by the government. But not in the case of Football, northeast India, the home for Indian football. NorthEast United FC presenting North-east India, plays their games at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati. This stadium got established in 2007. The total capacity of this fantastic stadium is 35,000 and is sponsored by LeoVegas India, but later before the start of the U-17 World Cup, some renovation works done and size down to 23,850.
JRD Tata Sports Complex, Jamshedpur
JRD Tata Sports Complex is one of the best and most excellent multi-sports stadia in India but specially built for Football. This stadium got renovated in 2017, and after that the class of this stadium is unmatched. The report says the renovation done in 2017 costs 400 million India rupees. The capacity of this stadium is 25,000. Home town for Jamshedpur FC in ISL, and house for Tata Football Academy. An institution for football, which sharps football talents in India for the last 32 years.
Fatorda Stadium, Goa
This stadium is officially known as Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. This stadium witnessed many big matches and hosted various team as the home ground. Goa residents are crazy another level for football, every time a foot a game going to hold; you can expect carnival culture of goa in the stadium. The stadium is further renovated in 2014 and became the home for FC Goa. Capable of hosting 25,000 fans but the capacity reduced to 18,600 during ISL games.
Sree Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru
This stadium is the home for ISL champion team Bengaluru FC. With the support of West Block Blues, and craziness of fans for Bengaluru FC the stadium crowd and power is most likely to the European football stadiums. This stadium got built-in 1997, the capacity of this stadium is nearly 25,000.
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Kochi
This stadium is primarily known for its noise, not of any horn noise on fans. This stadium got built in 1996, for both cricket and football. But later increasing fan and betting india as of football, this stadium is only used for hosting football tournaments. JN stadium has a capacity of 80,000 which comes down to 40,000 during ISL games. It is the home ground for Kerala Blasters during ISL.
These are some fantastic and work class football stadium. Beauty and the features are so amazing to host International club matches. The atmosphere is also sometimes seemed like match crowd in British countries matches.