Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium

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Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium
Lekhwiya SC Stadium
Full name Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Stadium
Location Doha, Qatar
Coordinates 25°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
Owner Al-Duhail SC
Capacity 9,000[1]
Construction
Built 2011–2013
Opened 15 February 2013
Tenants
Al-Duhail SC 2013-
El Jaish SC 2013-2017

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

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 against Al Khor. 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.

References[edit]

  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. ^ لخويا يستضيف الخور على ملعبه الجديد (in Arabic). Al Kass. 15 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Lekhwiya Sports Stadium". Urbacon-Intl. Archived from the original on 18 February 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013.