History and museums
Sarawak Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kuching, Malaysia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 spectators.
It was built in 1995 for the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship. The stadium is adjacent to the old stadium, the Sarawak State Stadium (Stadium Negeri) that was previously used to stage various tournaments and championship.
The stadium is the home of Sarawak FA, a Malaysian Super League football team. However, due to damaged facilities and stadium renovation, Sarawak FA currently playing in the State Stadium until the renovation complete before the 2016 Sukma Games.
The stadium was completed on April 1997, and is one of Asia's world-class stadiums. It consists of 4 levels, with an electronic multimedia scoreboard, manila grass football field with patented drainage and synthetic running track.
The stadium is also equipped with: