The Cooperage Football Ground
Cooperage Football Ground on a matchday
LocationMumbai, India
OwnerWestern India Football Association
Capacity5,000
Field size105 × 68 metres
SurfaceArtificial grass
Construction
Opened1993
Renovated2014
Tenants
Air India FC
ONGC FC
Mumbai FC
MDFA Elite Division

The Cooperage Football Ground is an association football stadium located in the city of Mumbai, India. It is currently used primarily for football matches.

The Western India Football Association also operates from the Cooperage Ground, and the Mumbai District Football Association holds a small office. It was a venue for one of India's premier national leagues, the I-League.

History

Cooperage Football Ground before renovation
Cooperage Football Ground before renovation

In April 2011 plans were announced for the Cooperage Football Stadium to be renovated when FIFA announced that they would give the Western India Football Association US$ 2 million in order to renovate that stadium.[1] On 12 June 2011 it was announced in the Bombay High Court that the West India Football Association would be given the right to renovate the Cooperage Ground.[2]

References

  1. ^ Vasavda, Mihir (15 April 2011). "FIFA sanctions 2 million grant for Cooperage". DNA. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  2. ^ Sequeira, Rosy (11 June 2011). "A Shot in the arm for Cooperage Ground". DNA. Retrieved 20 June 2018.

Coordinates: 18°55′28″N 72°49′43″E / 18.924449°N 72.828734°E / 18.924449; 72.828734