2018 AFF Championship Stadium Guide

The 2018 AFF Championship is the first edition of the tournament to do away with the host-country format, which means each team will play two matches at home, and two away matches, in the group phase.

We look at the venues that will be used beginning November 8.

1) BUKIT JALIL NATIONAL STADIUM

Bukit Jalil
  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Address: Jalan Barat, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Owner: Malaysian government
  • Officiated: 11 September 1996
  • Renovated: July 2017
  • Capacity: 87.411
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenant: Malaysia national football team

Matches to be held here:

Monday, 12 November 2018
Malaysia - Laos | 20:45

Saturday, 24 November 2018
Malaysia - Myanmar | 20:30

 

2) KUALA LUMPUR FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION STADIUM

Kuala Lumpur Football Stadium, 04022018

Photo by Farabi Firdaus

  • Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Address: Jalan Tenteram, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Owner: Kuala Lumpur FA
  • Opening: -
  • Renovasi: 2017
  • Capacity: 18.000
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Malaysia national football team, Kuala Lumpur FA

Matches to be held here:

Saturday, 17 November 2018
Timor-Leste - Filipina | 20:00

 

3) GELORA BUNG KARNO STADIUM

Stadion Utama Gelora Bung Karno

Photo from Getty

  • Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Address: Jalan Pintu Satu Senayan, Gelora, Tanah Abang, Jakarta Pusat, DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Owner: Indonesian government
  • Opening: 21 July 1962
  • Renovation: 2016-2017
  • Capacity: 76,127 (2018-now), 88,083 (2007-2016), 110,000 (1962-2007)
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Zeon Zoysia grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Indonesia national team, Persija Jakarta

Matches to be held here:

Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Indonesia - Timor Leste | 19:00

Sunday, 25 November 2018
Indonesia - Filipina | 19:00

 

4) RAJAMANGALA STADIUM

Rajamangala stadium

Photo from Getty

  • Location:  Bangkok, Thailand
  • Address: 286 Soi Ramkhamhaeng 24 Yaek 18, Khwaeng Hua Mak, Khet Bang Kapi, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10240, Thailand
  • Owner: Sports Authority of Thailand (SAT)
  • Opened: 1998
  • Capacity: 49,722 (2007-now), 65,000 (1998-2007)
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenant: Thailand national team

Matches to be held here:

Friday, 9 November 2018
Timor Leste - Thailand | 19:00

Saturday, 17 November 2018
Thailand - Indonesia | 18:30

Sunday, 25 November 2018
Thailand - Singapura | 19:00

 

5) NATIONAL STADIUM, SINGAPORE

National Stadium Singapore

Photo from Getty

  • Location: Kallang, Singapore
  • Address: 1 Stadium Drive, Singapura 397629
  • Owner: Sport Singapore
  • Opening: 30 June 2014
  • Capacity: 55.000
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenant: Singapore national team

Matches to be held here:

Friday, 9 November 2018
Singapore  - Indonesia  | 20:00

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Singapore  - Timor Leste | 19:30

 

6) MY DINH STADIUM

My Dinh stadium

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  • Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Address: Đường Lê Đức Thọ, Mỹ Đình, Nam Từ Liêm, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Owner: Government of Vietnam
  • Opening: 2 September 2003
  • Renovated: 2016
  • Capacity: 40.192
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenant: Vietnam national team

Matches to be held here:

Friday, 16 November 2018
Vietnam - Malaysia | 19:30

 

7) HANG DAY STADIUM

Hang Day stadium

Photo by Hoàng Quân

  • Location: Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Address: Đường Lê Đức Thọ, Mỹ Đình, Nam Từ Liêm, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Owner: Government of Vietnam
  • Opening: 1934
  • Renovated: 1954, 1990's
  • Capacity: 22.500
  • Stands: Free-seating
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Vietnam national team, Hà Nội FC, Hòa Phát Hà Nội, and Hà Nội B

Matches to be held here:

Saturday, 24 November 2018
Vietnam - Cambodia | 19:30

 

8) OLYMPIC STADIUM, CAMBODIA

Olympic Stadium Cambodia, 24052014

Photo by Luc Forsyth/Getty

  • Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Address: Charles de Gaulle Boulevard, Phnom Penh 12253, Cambodia
  • Owner: Government of Cambodia
  • Opening: 1964
  • Renovated: 2000
  • Capacity: 50,000
  • Stands: Free-seating
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Cambodia national team, Cambodian league

Matches to be held here:

Thursday, 8 November 2018
Cambodia  - Malaysia | 18:30

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Cambodia  - Laos | 18:30

 

9) THUWUNNA STADIUM

Thuwunna Stadium

Photo from Wikipedia

  • Location: Yangon, Myanmar
  • Address: Thuwanna , Thin Gan Gyun Tsp. Yangon
  • Owner: Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports
  • Opening: 1985
  • Capacity: 32,000
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Myanmar national team

Matches to be held here:

Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Myanmar - Vietnam | 18:00

 

10) MANDALARTHIRI STADIUM

  • Location: Mandalay, Myanmar
  • Owner: Myanmar Ministry of Health and Sports
  • Opening: 1985
  • Capacity: 30,000
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Yadanarbon FC

Matches to be held here:

Monday, 12 November 2018
Myanmar  - Cambodia | 18:00

 

11) NEW LAOS NATIONAL STADIUM

Laos National Stadium

Photo from Singaporean FA

  • Location: Vientiane, Laos
  • Opening: 2009
  • Capacity: 25,000
  • Stands: All-seater
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Laos national team

Matches to be held here:

Thursday, 8 November 2018
Laos - Vietnam | 19:30

Friday, 16 November 2018
Laos - Myanmar | 19:30

 

12) PANAAD STADIUM

  • Location: Bacolod, Philippines
  • Adress: Panaad Access Road, Bacolod, 6100 Negros Occidental, Philippines
  • Owner: Negros Occidental Provincial Government
  • Opening: 1998
  • Renovated: 2007, 2010, 2011
  • Capacity: 20,000
  • Stands: Mixed seating
  • Surface: Grass
  • Running track: Yes
  • Tenants: Philippines national team, Ceres-Negros FC

 

Matches to be held here:

Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Philippines - Singapore | 20:00

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
Philippines - Thailand | 19:30

 

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