Dwight Yorke Stadium

football stadium

The Dwight Yorke Stadium is in Bacolet, Tobago, (Trinidad and Tobago). It is named after former Manchester United footballer Dwight Yorke. The stadium was constructed for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship which was hosted by Trinidad and Tobago. The Dwight Yorke Stadium can seat 7,500. It is on the Island of Tobago. The stadium is only minutes from the capital Scarborough and 25 minutes from the airport. It is used by the local football team. The playing surface dimension is 105 metres x 68 metres.

Dwight Yorke Stadium
LocationBacolet, Trinidad and Tobago
OwnerGovernment of Trinidad and Tobago
OperatorMinistry of Sports
Tobago United
2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship

The stadium hosted the 2005 Carifta Track and Field Championships and is also used for minor Tobagonian athletics events.[1]

It also hosted games from the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

References change

  1. "Carifta trials at Dwight Yorke Stadium". Trinidad and Tobago Newsday Archives. 6 March 2009.

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