23 April 2013

Iglesia Ni Cristo Update 23 April 2013

POC eyes INC-owned stadium as training site

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 

The Philippine Arena


“THE PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee has shelved a plan to build a sports center in Clark Field, Pampanga, shifting its focus on the sprawling Philippine Arena which is nearing completion in Marilao, Bulacan, as the training hub of national athletes.
“A world-class sports facility owned by the Iglesia ni Cristo and situated next to the north-bound lanes of NLEx, the Philippine Arena is being built on 7.5 hectares of land and will have a dome of 3.6 hectares. It is said to be the largest multipurpose arena in the world…
“The Philippine Arena, which is expected to be completed in the middle of next year, in time for the INC’s 100th year anniversary, is the crown of a huge complex where a hospital, school and stadium are also being built…
“The Philippine Arena has a seating capacity of 55,000 while the construction of the entire complex is worth P9.4 billion, an enormous amount that even the government cannot afford for a sports facility.”

Read the Full article at http://sports.inquirer.net/97183/poc-eyes-inc-owned-stadium-as-training-site#ixzz2RFwTU9dj


1 comment:

  1. correction: it's 75 hectares of land not 7.5....

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