Grand Hamad Stadium

The Grand Hamad Stadium (Arabic: استاد حمد الكبير‎), also known as the Al-Arabi Sports Club Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar. The stadium holds 13,000 people, and is currently used mostly for football matches, as it is Al-Arabi SC's home ground. The stadium was used extensively during the 2006 Asian Games, and was a venue for several different sports, including football, table tennis, rugby sevens, and fencing. The Iraq national football team played their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) matches at the stadium, as did the Yemen national football team in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) matches.

Grand Hamad Stadium
اســتــاد حــمــد الــكــبــيــر
Al-Arabi Stadium
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Full nameGrand Hamad Stadium
LocationDoha, Qatar
Coordinates25°15'31"N 51°31'19"E
OwnerAl-Arabi Sport Club
Capacity13,000
SurfaceGrass
Tenants
Al-Arabi SC

FIFA World Cup qualification matchesEdit

FIFA World Cup qualification matches that were held in the stadium:

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
25 March 2001   Malaysia 4-3   Palestine Group 3
11 November 2011   Iraq 1-0   China PR Group 1
29 February 2012   Iraq 7-1   Singapore Group 1
12 June 2012   Iraq 1-1   Oman Group B
16 October 2012   Iraq 1-2   Australia Group B
14 November 2012   Iraq 1-0   Jordan Group B
11 June 2013   Iraq 0-1   Japan Group B
12 March 2015   Yemen 3-1   Pakistan First Round
8 September 2015   Yemen 0-4   Bahrain Group H
17 November 2015   Yemen 1-3   Uzbekistan Group H

Friendly (national team) MatchesEdit

Friendly (national Team) Matches that were held in the stadium.

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Coordinates: 25°15′31″N 51°31′14″E / 25.258708°N 51.520509°E / 25.258708; 51.520509


Date Team #1 Res. Team #2
6 November 2011   Iraq 1-0   Lebanon
29 May 2013   Oman 1-1   Lebanon
25 March 2014   Yemen 2-0     Nepal
11 April 2014   Philippines 3-0     Nepal
30 October 2014   Philippines 3-0     Nepal
16 December 2018   Palestine 2-0   Pakistan
31 December 2018   Vietnam 4-2   Philippines