Salt Lake Stadium features in AFC’s ’16 great grounds’ with mentions to Bagan and East Bengal

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AFC has today released a series of 16 great grounds in Asia moments ago. It covers stadiums from every zone of AFC. In the list of the 16 esteemed stadiums, Saltlake Stadium of Kolkata also finds its place.

AFC writes about the stadium:” Among the venues for the upcoming 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India, Salt Lake Stadium hosts one of the most passionate derbies in football between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.”

The list of all the 16 stadiums are as follows:

East Zone::

•Saitama Stadium 2002 (Tokyo)
•Seoul World Cup Stadium(Seoul)
•Tianhe Stadium (Guangzhou)
•Stadium Australia(Sydney)
•Workers’ Stadium (Beijing)

ASEAN Zone::

•Rajamangala Stadium (Bangkok)
•Gelora Bung Karno Stadium (Jakarta)
•My Dinh Stadium (Hanoi)

Central and Southern Zone::

•Azadi Stadium (Tehran)
•Salt Lake Stadium(Kolkata)
•Pakhtakhor Stadium (Tashkhent)

West Zone::

•King Fahd International Stadium (Riyadh)
•Zayed Sports City Stadium (Abu Dhabi)
•Khalifa International Stadium (Doha)
•Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium (Al Ain)