Vanadzor City Stadium
Vanadzor City Stadium in 2007
|Owner||Vanadzor City Council|
|Operator||Football Federation of Armenia|
|Capacity||4,000 (upon completion)|
|Lori Vanadzor (1965-2006)|
Lori FC (2018-)
Vanadzor City Stadium (Armenian: Վանաձորի քաղաքային մարզադաշտ), is a multi-use stadium in Vanadzor, Armenia, currently used for football matches. Opened in 1958 as Lori Stadium (Armenian: Լոռի մարզադաշտ) with a capacity of 5,000 spectators, it served as home to Lori Vanadzor and FC Vanadzor.
In October 2010, an agreement was achieved between the Vanadzor City Council and the Football Federation of Armenia to renovate the stadium, under the operation of the FFA. However, in August 2011, the Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly-Vanadzor Office appealed against the Vanadzor municipality to abolish the agreement. As a result of the appeal, the 2011-scheduled renovation with an envisaged cost of US dollars 3 million was abandoned.
Finally in December 2017, a major reconstruction process was launched to redevelop the venue and turn it into an all-seater stadium with a capacity of 4,000 seats.. It is envisaged to have the project completed by May 2019. by the Vanadzor municipality until
- "A Claim to Abolish the Resolution of Vanadzor Community Avagani". Archived from the original on 2013-06-13. Retrieved 2013-06-30.
- Vanadzor Stadium