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Bulgarian Army Stadium

Attraction type: Sport facilities
Address: Boris' Garden
Phone: +359 865 70 03
Fax: +359 2 963 33 67
Email: chenchev@cska.bg

Balgarska Armia Stadium (translated as Stadium of the Bulgarian Army) is the club stadium of the Bulgarian football club CSKA Sofia. It is situated in the Borisova Gradina (Boris’s Park), in the centre of Sofia. The stadium has four sectors and a total of 22015 seats.

  • Sector A- 6417 seats
  • Sector B- 4889 seats
  • Sector V- 5689 seats
  • Sector G- 5020 seats

In 1965-1967 the stadium was built with 35 000 seats following the design of architect Anton Karavelov. Then it was  reconstructed in 1982. The sadium changed it’s name several times it was called “AS’23”, “Chavdar”, “People’s Army” and from 1990 until now is called Balgarska Armia Stadium (Stadium of the Bulgarian Army).

In 2000, the stadium was equipped with a new sound surround system “Dynacord” – of 48 kilowatts, giving 107 decibels. The electric lighting is also one of the last generations and is lighting a point on the pitch with 2100 Lux.

The sport complex also includes tennis courts, a basketball court and gymnastics facilities, as well the CSKA Sofia glory museum. The press conference room has 80 seats.