Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium - Terengganu FA Stadium Guide

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Last Updated: July 21, 2019

Exterior of Sultan Abidin Stadium

Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium is a 50,000 capacity sports venue located within the city of Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. Despite being multi-purpose by design, it is primarily used to host the football matches of Malaysian Super League side Terengganu FA.

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Stadium Facts

Overview
Team:Terengganu FA
Opened:2008
Capacity:50,000
Address: Kuala Terengganu

Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium History

The international stadium within Terengganu Sports Complex was constructed over a two year period beginning in 2008. Built in order to host the 2008 Sukma Games, the opening ceremony of the competition was held on 10th May 2008 by stadium’s namesake Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin of Terengganu.

Costing a reported 270 Malaysian ringgit, the new stadium was designed to replace the 1960s built Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium and essentially become the state of Terengganu’s main sports venue.

Outsourcing the construction of the ground to South Korean workforce appeared to be a financially prudent decision, however doubts were raised after a large section of the roof collapsed on 2nd June 2009 less than a year after Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium had opened.

Thankfully resulting in no casualties, an investigation later showed that the accident was the result of a design flaw combined with inappropriate materials.

The stadium’s roof was later remodelled in a similar style to that of Malaysia’s national stadium – Bukit Jalil.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who plays at Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium?

Malaysia side Terengganu FA play their home matches at Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium.

What is the capacity of Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium?

As of 2021 Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium has an official seating capacity of 50,000 for Football matches.

When was Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium opened?

Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium officially opened in 2008 and is home to Terengganu FA

Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?

Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin Stadium in 2021. Please visit the official website of Terengganu FA for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.

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