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Balewadi Sports Complex

Pune

The Shree Chhatrapati Shivaji Sports ComplexBalewadiMahalungePune is an Indian sports complex, which includes theShree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex Stadium. The complex is situated in Balewadi, Mahalunge Pune, about 14–15 km from Pune downtown and 4–5 km from Rajiv Gandhi Infotech ParkHinjewadi, Pune. This complex was the venue for the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games. The administrative office is open from 10am–5pm on Monday to Saturday except second and fourth Saturdays of calendar month and government holidays.

Football

 

India versus Vietnam football match in the Athletics Stadium

The athletics stadium also hosts the I-League matches for Pune F.C.. It has also hosted matches for the India national football team.[4]India played against Vietnam in a friendly match over here. India played their first match in the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers (first round) against Myanmar. India won it by a score 2-1. India drew with Qatar in the 2012 London Olympic Qualifier (Second round) at the stadium by a score 1-1. Then during the 2011 Indian Federation Cup the Balewadi Sports Complex co-hosted with the Salt Lake Stadiumthe Federation Cup group-stages. The Federation Cup is the second most important football competition in India.[5] This stadium will also be the host for upcoming Indian Super League for FC Pune City bought by Bollywood actor Hritik Roshan.