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Akhmat-Arena
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Location Grozny, Chechnya, Russia
Capacity 30,597
Surface Grass
Opened May 11, 2011[1]
Tenants
FC Akhmat Grozny (2011–present)

The Akhmat-Arena (Russian: «Ахмат-Арена») is a multi-use stadium in Grozny, Chechnya, Russia, named after former President of the Chechen Republic Akhmad Kadyrov. It was completed in May 2011, and is used mostly for football matches. The stadium hosts home matches of FC Akhmat Grozny. The stadium was designed with a capacity of 30,000 spectators. It replaced Sultan Bilimkhanov Stadium as the home of FC Terek. The grand opening took place on May 11, 2011 and featured a match between the team of Caucasus against the team of World stars. Team Caucasus featured the likes of Alexander Khloponin, Ramzan Kadyrov, Rinat Dasayev, Timur Dzhabrailov, Andrei Fedkov and others. Team World featured Diego Maradona, Luís Figo, Roberto Ayala, Franco Baresi, Alain Boghossian and others. Team Caucasus won the game 5 goals to 2.

The first competitive match in Akhmat Stadium took place on May 20, 2011. Terek (Akhmat) beat Anzhi Makhachkala 1-0 in the Russian Premier League.

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