During 2016 the stadium was used by local ACT NPL club Canberra Olympic for their FFA Cup run. Olympic played their round of 32, round of 16 and quarter-final matches at the stadium before moving to Viking Park in Tuggeranong for their semi-final match against A-league side Sydney FC. The quarter final match was played on 27 September 2016 against Victorian NPL side Green Gully SC. The match attracted a crowd of 2,039 as Olympic pulled off a historic victory with a penalty conversion in the 95th minute of the match giving the home side a 1-0 victory.
Deakin Stadium was selected as one of three venues to be used as a training venue as part of the 2015 Asian Cup in the ACT along with host venue Canberra Stadium and the second training venue McKellar Park. The stadium received an upgrade to its lighting as part of the $650,000 ACT facility upgrade fund for the tournament.South Korea was the primary team that used Deakin Stadium for closed training sessions during the tournament while they were base in Canberra.