Formerly the Union Park Race Track, located in Marabella (City of San Fernando), Trinidad and Tobago, The Mannie Ramjohn Stadium is named after the long-distance runner Mannie Ramjohn. He was the first person to win a gold medal for Trinidad and Tobago in a major international sporting event.
The stadium was constructed in the year 2000 for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Cup which was hosted by Trinidad and Tobago. It also hosted games from the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.
It was formally opened on Sunday 15th July, 2001 by the Honorable Prime Minister Basdeo Pandey, Minister of Sport &Youth Affairs Manohar Ramsaran, and CONCACAF President Austin Jack Warner
Mannie Ramjohn Stadium is the home of a number of clubs from various sporting discipline such as Club Sando who plays in the Super League, and Presentation College, Naparima College, St. Benedict’s College and Pleasantville Secondary in the Secondary School’s Football League.
The venue is also used as the training ground for the Rainbow Sports, Cultural and Social Organization who participates in International Rugby Tournaments.
It is also the training base for the Quantum, Simplex, Southern Athletics, Z.C Athletics and Dovers Athletic Clubs.
The capacity of the stadium is approximately 10,007 persons
Uncovered stands facilitate a maximum of 5,000.
Covered Stands facilitates 5,007.
MAJOR SPORTING / NON SPORTING EVENTS
SPORTING EVENTS INCLUDE:
Sports and Family Days