Synthetic Track and Field Facility

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Synthetic Track and Field Facility
Synthetic Track and Field Facility
Location Leonora, Guyana
Coordinates 6°52′05″N58°16′52″W / 6.86798°N 58.28111°W / 6.86798; -58.28111 Coordinates: 6°52′05″N58°16′52″W / 6.86798°N 58.28111°W / 6.86798; -58.28111
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened2015
Construction costG$1.084 billion
Tenants
Slingerz FC

The Synthetic Track and Field Facility in Leonora, Guyana is a 3000-seat multi-sport facility that is used by soccer club Slingerz FC as their home stadium. [1] It is also used to host youth sports events. In 2018, it hosted six matches of the 2018 CONCACAF Women's Championship qualification, three featuring Guyana and three featuring other teams.

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Construction

Costing approximately G$1.084 billion (US$5.2 million), the facility officially began construction in December 2010 and was split into two phases. Phase one consisted of drain and irrigation works and the main access road, whilst Phase two consisted of making the actual track and other sports fields. [2]

Early on, the facility was scheduled to be opened on 27 March 2015 [3] , but was postponed 17 April. [2]

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References

  1. "Guyana - Slingerz FC - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  2. 1 2 "Synthetic Track and Field Facility officially opens". Kaieteur News. 2015-04-18. Retrieved 2021-01-21.
  3. "Opening of Synthetic Facility false starts". Kaieteur News. 2015-03-31. Retrieved 2021-01-21.