PHNOM PENH: The Morodok Techo National Sports Complex spans 94 hectares (equivalent to 230 acres) in the city of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the nation’s inaugural state-of-the-art, multi-functional sports complex, designed to conform to international standards, with an estimated cost of approximately $161 million.
The stadium is the largest in the country, with a seating capacity of 60,000 spectators, and the sports complex is meant to be the main venue of the 2023 Southeast Asian Games.
This stadium is a symbol of Cambodia’s progress in sports infrastructure and events, including the ongoing 2023 Southeast Asian Games and other upcoming events.
The Morodok Techo National Stadium showcases modern design and innovative features. The stadium is shaped like a traditional Khmer-style ship and the stadium is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities such as a 360-degree LED screen, Wi-Fi, and air conditioning.
The construction of the stadium began in 2017 and was completed in 2020. The stadium was named after Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen, who is also known as “Techo” among the Cambodian people. It is part of a larger sports complex called the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex which includes facilities for indoor sports, aquatics, and athletics.
Besides sports events, the stadium can also be utilized for large-scale events like concerts or conferences. The ultra-modern facilities and sophisticated design of the Morodok Techo National Stadium make it a landmark destination that will drive Cambodia’s development in various sectors, including tourism, sports, and entertainment.