Al-Zawraa Stadium

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Coordinates: 33°20′39″N 44°22′06″E / 33.3442°N 44.3682°E / 33.3442; 44.3682

Al-Zawra'a Stadium
Location Baghdad
Owner Al Zawraa
Capacity 15,000
Surface Grass
Opened 1978
Tenants
Al Zawraa (1978–)

Al Zawraa Stadium (Arabic: ملعب الزوراء‎‎) was a multi-use stadium in Baghdad, Iraq. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Al Zawra. The stadium holds 15,000 people and was built in 1978.

New stadium[edit]

In January 2012 the stadium was demolished. A new stadium was to due to open 2 years later on the same location, but as of today, it is still unfinished. The new stadium will have a capacity of 12,500, a hotel and an Olympic pool. Al Zawraa now plays it games at Al Shaab Stadium, this to the displeasure of its fans.

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