TA888 - In the first week of December 2017, Harapan Bangsa Stadium located in Banda Aceh is in the spotlight. In addition to being the place of the Indonesian national sport betting team hosted his opponents in the Tsunami Cup 2017, 20-year-old stadium was reaping attention due to field conditions. Heavy rain that flooded Aceh and surrounding areas for more than a week makes the field is not in the best condition. Full of mud and puddles make the ball can not roll perfectly. The sport betting condition of the field is also the reason the coach of Mongolia when lost to the Indonesian national team. More than just a final score, the surface of the field also makes the safety of sport betting players at stake.
Apart from the field that can not be separated from high rainfall at the end of the year, the stadium is located approximately 3 kilometers from downtown Banda Aceh it has gone through several rounds of renovation. Opened in 1997, the stadium is equipped with an athletic track that falls into the category of a magnificent stadium in Indonesia. The tsunami that hit Aceh in 2004 also devastated the stadium that opened in 1997. Renovations were made to build football in Tanah Rencong. After the repair, the stadium with a capacity of 45 thousand spectators was again damaged due to poor maintenance.
In 2011 the renovation was done by spending up to more than one billion Rupiah. A year ago, a storm disaster struck again. Toward the implementation of the Tsunami Cup 2017, the online sport betting stadium, located at Jalan Sultan Malikul Saleh, Banda Aceh, was re-polished at a cost of Rp 12 billion. The local big club who had been the online sport betting champion of the United Nations in 1980, Persiraja Banda Aceh, became the occupant of this stadium. In addition to the era of the Premier League Indonesia, Atjeh United also used the stadium which is also known as the Lhong Raya Stadium as the headquarters. Expectations about the online sport betting progress of Aceh's football continued to be implied as long as the Harapan Bangsa Stadium stood firmly in Indonesia's most westen province.