Stade Sylvio Cator

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Stade Sylvio Cator
Former names Parc Leconte, Stade Paul-Magloire
Location Port-au-Prince, Haiti
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Capacity 10,500[1]
Surface Edel Grass (Artificial Turf)

Stade Sylvio Cator is a multi-purpose stadium in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It is currently used mostly for association football matches, and is turfed with artificial turf.[2] The stadium bears the name of Haitian Olympic medalist and footballer Sylvio Cator. It was named after him in 1952. Before then the stadium was called the Parc Leconte.[3] and then the Stade Paul-Magloire.[4] With a capacity of 10,500, the structure is undergoing renovation and expansion as of August 2011. It was partly destroyed by the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, and a tent-city sprouted within its confines.[2] It is also where the Haitian national team play its home games.

References

  1. http://www.worldstadiums.com/middle_america/countries/haiti.shtml
  2. 2.0 2.1 Wilentz, Amy (27 January 2010). "A Visit to Soccer City: Living in Postquake Haiti". Time. Retrieved 27 January 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. http://tchh.org/documents/The%20Impact%20of%20Association%20Football%20on%20Haitian%20Identity.pdf The Impact of Association Football on Haitian Identity Page 8
  4. http://us.soccerway.com/venues/haiti/stade-sylvio-cator/