Sammy Ofer Stadium, also known as Haifa International Stadium, is a 30,820-seat multi-purpose stadium in Haifa, Israel, that began construction in late 2009. Construction was completed in 2014 and the stadium is currently in use mostly for football matches and host the home matches of Maccabi Haifa and Hapoel Haifa F.C.. It will replace their current Kiryat Eliezer Stadium. The stadium is named after naval-mogul Sammy Ofer, who donated $20,000,000 to build the stadium and name it after himself. It is said that Ofer's contribution is 19% of the cost of the stadium and naming it after him was one of his conditions. The Sammy Ofer Stadium is developed and built by the Haifa Economic corporation managed by Adv. Gal Peleg
On September 16, 2008, the Haifa Construction Committee approved the stadium's plans and gave it the green light.
On August 2009, official plans of the stadium released.
On September 2009, it has been announced that the works on building the foundations of the stadium would begin at the end of September 2009.
The first league match was played on September 15, 2014. Maccabi Haifa F.C. hosted Bnei Sakhnin F.C., who they defeated by a score of 4-2. The first goal was scored by Haifa midfield Hen Ezra during stoppage time of the first half. Over 27,000 supporters were in attendance.