- Address: Surabaya
- Country: Indonesia
- Capacity: 46,000
- Opened: 11 August 2010
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Persebaya (football)
Extra stadium info – Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo
The construction of the venue, which is also used for athletics and concerts, started in 2008. The stadium is named after a former military leader who was born in Surabaya. On 10 November 2023, the venue hosted its first game for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Morocco won the game after beating Panama in front of a crowd of 13,000. Later that day, 30,000 people showed up for a match between Indonesia and Ecuador. The game ended in a 1-1 draw. On 13 November 2023, the stadium named Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo hosted its third and fourth match for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. The third one was won by Morocco after defeating Ecuador. The fourth one was a game between Indonesia and Panama. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.
Football club Persebaya
Persebaya use the venue named Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo for home games. The football club was founded in 1927 under a different name. It is one of the first sports clubs from Indonesia with 1 million followers on its main social media page. Persebaya were crowned Indonesian football champions several times. In 1951, they were crowned Indonesian football champions for the first time in their history. One year later, Persebaya won the title again.
Persebaya and the Queens Park Rangers
In 2012, Persebaya played their first match at the stadium named Stadion Gelora Bung Tomo against a club from the Premier League, one of the major sports competitions in the world. The English visitors Queens Park Rangers Football Club won the game. Fernando Gastón Soler scored once for Persebaya. Adel Taarabt and Robert Lester Zamora both scored for QPR. The Queens Park Rangers almost won the English top-flight football league in 1976. They finished one point behind champions Liverpool FC that year. QPR gathered 59 points in 42 league games during that football season.