Palestine Stadium (Arabic: ملعب فلسطين) is located in Gaza City on the Gaza Strip. It is the national stadium and the home of Palestine national football team. The stadium's capacity is around 10,000. It was bombed by Israel on April 1, 2006, directly on the centre spot, and is currently unusable due to the crater formed. FIFA has announced that it will fund the repair work.
It was again bombed on November 17, 2012 by the Israeli Defence Force as part of Operation Pillar of Cloud. It claimed that the stadium was used by Hamas to launch rockets targeting Israel
Category: Sports - Soccer