Chengdu City Sports Centre (Simplified Chinese: 成都市体育中心) or Sichuan Provincial Sports Centre (Simplified Chinese: 四川省体育中心) is a multi-use stadium in Chengdu, China which is currently used mostly for football matches.
The stadium holds 42,000 and is home to the Chengdu Blades, a football club in China League One, the second tier of the Chinese football pyramid.
It was one of the venues for the group stages of the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup. It hosted six games in total.
Coordinates: 30°39′57.18″N 104°3′56.01″E / 30.6658833°N 104.0655583°E / 30.6658833; 104.0655583
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