Jurong West Stadium, with its international standard football pitch and a capacity to host 3,200 spectators, will be one of the two proposed venues for the preliminary football competition matches of the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010.
Jurong West Stadium is part of the Jurong West Sports Complex – a relatively large and popular community sports facility frequented by many who live in the surrounding residential areas. The integrated sports facility includes the stadium, a swimming complex, a multi-purpose sports hall, and 2 tennis courts.
The stadium is home to the Gombak United Football Club, one of the clubs competing in Singapore’s professional football league. Jurong West Stadium has been the venue for a number of international friendly matches, and has hosted national football teams from countries such the United Arab Emirates, North Korea, Oman, Saudi Arabia.
Located in the western part of Singapore, Jurong West Stadium is accessible via highway and is approximately 20 minutes away from the Youth Olympic Village by shuttle bus.
Jurong West Stadium is also situated across the road from the Pioneer MRT train station (expected to commence operations by end 2009). The Stadium is well served by public bus transport and the nearby Public Bus Interchange, Boon Lay.