Gjirokastra Stadium

I      Overview

Gjirokastra Stadium is a football stadium located in Gjirokastër, Albania. In addition to football competitions, it also could be used as a place for large-scale concerts, allies and some significant activities. Now, it is usually used for some football games and is taken as the home playground of the club KS Luftëtari Gjirokastër. It could accommodate more than 8,000 people at a time.

II     Refurbishment in 2016

In order to meet the standards of some significant matches, the refurbishment of the football stadium started from 2016, improving some infrastructures and converting it into an all-seat stadium. After the completion of the first-stage refurbishment, the football stadium can fulfill all requirements for hosts of Albanian Superliga matches. This refurbishment covers many aspects of the football stadium, such as the playing surface, plastic seat of main stand, CCTV and renovation of the changing room for players and officials. Funded by the Municipality of Gjirokastër, the Albanian Football Association and the club’s boss Grigor Tavo, the refurbishment was completed at a cost of 15,000,000 Albanian lek, about €110,000.

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