Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium

The Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium, formerly known as Duhail Stadium, is a football stadium in Doha, Qatar.[2]

Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Duhail Stadium
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Full nameAbdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Stadium
LocationDoha, Qatar
Coordinates25°22′21.76″N 51°28′9.36″E / 25.3727111°N 51.4692667°E / 25.3727111; 51.4692667Coordinates: 25°22′21.76″N 51°28′9.36″E / 25.3727111°N 51.4692667°E / 25.3727111; 51.4692667
OwnerAl-Duhail SC
Capacity9,000[1]
Construction
Built2011–2013
Opened15 February 2013
Tenants
Al-Duhail SC

The construction of the stadium was set in 2011 and completed by February 2013.[3] The first phase was completed in May 2012.[4] The stadium was officially inaugurated on February 15, 2013 with the first match taking place in the stadium being a Qatar Stars League fixture with the home team Lekhwiya facing off against Al Khor.[3]

The official capacity is 9,000 people, and the stadium is located within the complex of the Internal Security Forces in the Duhail district of the capital Doha.

The entry process of the spectators is secured through 25 gates around the stadium.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://stadiumdb.com/stadiums/qat/abdullah_bin_khalifa_stadium
  2. ^ Lekhwiya inaugurated his new stadium Archived January 18, 2014, at the Wayback Machine, 15 February 2013
  3. ^ a b لخويا يستضيف الخور على ملعبه الجديد (in Arabic). Al Kass. 15 February 2013. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. Retrieved 15 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Lekhwiya Sports Stadium". Urbacon-Intl. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013.