- Address: Wuhan
- Country: China
- Capacity: 54,000
- Opened: 2002
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Wuhan Three Towns (football)
Extra stadium info – Wuhan Sports Centre Stadium
The stadium is also used for athletics. It opened as one of the largest sports venues by capacity in China. In 2007, the Wuhan Sports Centre Stadium hosted its first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup match. The women’s national football team of Brazil won the game after beating New Zealand. Daniela Alves Lima, who played for clubs in Brazil, the United States and Sweden during her senior football career, scored the first goal of the match. China won the second game of the tournament at the Wuhan Sports Centre Stadium after defeating Denmark 3-2. Denmark won the third group-stage match at the venue and Brazil won the stadium’s fourth group-stage game.
The Wuhan Sports Centre Stadium also hosted two quarter-finals of the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Germany won the first one after beating the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and Norway won the second one after defeating China. 37,000 spectators showed up for the match which was won by Germany and 52,000 spectators showed up for the match which was won by Norway.
Wuhan Three Towns
Wuhan Three Towns Football Club use the Wuhan Sports Centre Stadium for home matches. The club was founded in 2013 under a different name. On 3 June 2022, Wuhan Three Towns FC played their first-ever Chinese Super League game. They won the game after Wallace Fortuna dos Santos, Davidson da Luz Pereira, Xu Haoyang and Sang Yifei all scored once. Wuhan Three Towns also won their second CSL match. They won the match against Guangzhou FC, the first Chinese football club in the FIFA Club World Cup, 6-0. The third Chinese top-flight football league game for Wuhan Three Towns ended in a 1-1 draw.