Eleftheria Athletic Center (Greek: Αθλητικό Κέντρο "Ελευθερία") is an
indoor arena beside Makario Stadium and Lefkotheo Indoor Hall in Engomi, Nicosia, Cyprus.
is the home venue of the AC Omonia
. Currently the arena has a capacity around
6,800 seats and it is the biggest sports indoor hall in the island.
It was built in 1993.
The hall is used mainly for basketball
events, although can be used for badminton
, table tennis
. Sometimes is used for national
celebrations, for the declaration of the new President of Cyprus
and also sometimes
for musical concerts.
It hosted several great basketball and other sports competitions
and also some cultural competitions. The most important was
Miss Universe 2000
where Lara Dutta
won the title and was awarded as
Miss Universe 2000. 79 delegates competed for the crown. The
European Saporta Cup final
between Real Madrid
Verona, where Real Madrid won the trophy and the FIBA All Star Game
in 2005 were held in that arena. It also hosted some Cypriot
basketball finals for Championship
- 4 RECOPAS DE EUROPA - (2 SUBCAMPEÓN) (EUROPEAN
EUROCUP - SAPORTA CUP)
Indoor Hall by Omonia web site