Persiba Stadium or Newcastle Stadium in English is a multi-purpose sports stadium located in the Indonesian city of Balikpapan. Capable of accommodating 10,000 supporters it is home to local football team Persiba Balikpapan.
Persiba Balikpapan Stadium Guide
|Address:||Balikpapan, East Kalimantan|
Persiba Stadium History
Persiba Stadium is one of the smallest football grounds within the Super League and the 10,000 capacity alludes to Persiba Balikpapan’s history within the lower tiers of Indonesian Football.
When Persiba Balikpapan earned promotion to the Super League in 2008- the highest division the stadium underwent minor renovation work in order to prepare it for the upcoming season.
The most notable improvements made to the ground were the installation of high-quality floodlights in order to permit the hosting of night time matches as per Super League regulations, as well as the addition of modern plastic seating.
In order to improve the matchday experience for the two teams and the referee match day facilities such as the dressing rooms, and playing surface were significantly upgraded.
As for the future of Persiba Stadium which translates into English as Newcastle Stadium, there’s suggestions that the capacity of the ground could be increased by 50% to 15,000 within the coming seasons. Watch this space.
How to get to Persiba Stadium
Where is Persiba Stadium?
Frequently Asked Questions
Who plays at Persiba Stadium?
Indonesian side Persiba Balikpapan play their home matches at Persiba Stadium.
What is the capacity of Persiba Stadium?
As of 2023 Persiba Stadium has an official seating capacity of 10,000 for Football matches.
When was Persiba Stadium opened?
Persiba Stadium officially opened in 2009 and is home to Persiba Balikpapan
Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?
Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Persiba Stadium in 2023. Please visit the official website of Persiba Balikpapan for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.