Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, (also known as Marina Arena) is a multipurpose stadium and has a capacity of 40,000. It hosts football matches and athletic competitions. The complex also houses a multipurpose indoor stadium with a seating capacity of 8000 which hosts volleyball, basketball, table tennis games. The stadium is also used for functions and concerts. The stadium is named after Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. The stadium earlier hosted cricket Test Matches between 1956 and 1965.
The stadium is located at Sydenhams Road, Park Town behind the Chennai Central suburban railway station and Ripon Building. Tamil Nadu football team which plays in Santosh Trophy and Chennaiyin FC, the Indian Super League team representing Chennai use the stadium as their home ground.
Sydenhams Road, Periyamedu, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Government of Chennai
Athletics / Track & Field
Days and Hours
Monday - N/A