Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium (also known as Kasımpaşa Stadium) is a multi-use stadium in the Kasımpaşa neighbourhood of Istanbul, Turkey. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and is the home stadium of Kasımpaşa S.K. The stadium capacity was extended to 14,234 spectators.[1] Due to extension works, Kasımpaşa played most of its home matches in the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in the 2007–2008 season. It is named after the incumbent Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a native of Kasımpaşa and a football player in his youth.[2]

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadyumu
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium Istanbul.JPG
Former namesKasımpaşa Stadium
LocationIstanbul, Turkey
Coordinates40°59′24″N, 29°1′30″E
Executive suites12
Capacity14,234
Field size105m x 68m
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Renovated2005
Tenants
Kasımpaşa S.K.

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  1. ^ Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadyumu Stadymular.net. Retrieved 6 November. 2019
  2. ^ Turkey Back To Erdogan's Istanbul Roots Deutsche Welle. Retrieved 6 November. 2019

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Coordinates: 41°01′58.10″N 28°58′20.36″E / 41.0328056°N 28.9723222°E / 41.0328056; 28.9723222