Akhmat-Arena

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Akhmat-Arena
Location Russia Grozny, Russia
Capacity 30,597
Surface Grass
Opened May 11, 2011[1]
Tenants
Terek Grozny

Akhmat-Arena is a multi-use stadium in Grozny, 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 Terek 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 Terek Stadium took place on May 20th, 2011. Terek played Anzhi in the 10th round of the Premier League. The team from Grozny won the game 1 goal to 0. The only goal of the match scored by Blagoy Georgiev.

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Coordinates: 43°19′23″N 45°44′43″E / 43.323176°N 45.745252°E / 43.323176; 45.745252