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Shah Alam Stadium

The Shah Alam Studio is a multi-purpose stadium, located in Shah Alam, Malaysia. It is majorly used for hosting football matches and is the home for PKNS Football Club. The football field has a athletic track surrounded by it.


History

The construction for Shah Alam Stadium began on 1 January 1990, and within three years, one of the world's largest concrete giants was raised. The stadium was officially opened on 16 July 1994, with a match between Dundee United and Selangor FA, who were the previous tenants of the stadium.

The construction of the stadium costed about RM480 million and consists of huge six level semi-enclosed spaces and 5,500 car bays in parking lots surrounding the stadium.

The venue has the huge capacity of holding 80,372 people and is the second biggest stadium in Malaysia after National Stadium in Bukit Jalil.

In 2011, the stadium was renovated to improve the lighting facilities, repairs to the roof and also a new grass for the pitch was put on. Other facilities like the vandalised seats, sound system, dressing rooms and washrooms were also repaired. The renovation costed RM 3.4 million.

Major Matches

In July 2008, Premier League club Chelsea played an exhibition match with Malaysia Select team. The match ended in a 2–0 win for the Chelsea, courtesy of goals from Nicolas Anelka and Ashley Cole.

In 2011, Arsenal played against Malaysia XI team as a part of their Asia Tour.

The semifinals of 2014 AFF Suzuki Championship were played between Malaysia and Vietnam at this stadium. Vietnam won that match by one goal, with a final score of 2-1.

The 2011 and 2015 edition of Malaysia Cup was also held in the same stadium.

Other Events

In the stadium’s car parking, City Karting Enterprise runs a kart track with all equipment available for hire. The enterprise is operated by former Asian Formula 2000 Champion driver Ng Wai Leong.

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