Almaty Central Stadium
|Almaty Central Stadium|
|Renovated||1997, 2004, 2011|
|Owner||Municipality of Almaty|
|FC Kairat (1957-present)
Kazakhstan national football team
Kazakhstan national rugby union team
The Almaty Central Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium is shared by FC Kairat Almaty. It also serves the home stadium for the Kazakhstan national football team.
Almaty Central Stadium was built in 1958. Is a structure, oval in plan, divided into 4 inserts passages podium: the northern, western, southern and eastern. The total capacity of the stands is 23,804 seats. All places of individual seats, mounted on metal parts, provide convenience and form the shape viewer. The minimum height of the back - 38 cm Central stadium lighting systems equipped (lights) to the possibility of holding events in the evening. Light level of 1400 lux.
The playing soccer field: natural grass, smooth and even, in good condition. Game on the field can be carried out throughout the national season. Field size - 105 m by 68 m
For vehicles in the stadium there are two entrances - from the street. Satpayev and Abay. For the passage of the audience and engaged - 4 inputs with Abay, streets K. Satpaev, A. Baitursynov.
Since opening - home arena of Almaty "Kairat". Since 1960, the tournament takes league. The first official match of "Kairat" in the Premier League on 10 April 1960. Playing against Leningrad "Admiralty" in the crowded bleachers ended in a draw 0-0.
Almaty is the host of the 2012 Bandy World Championships. Reserve rink of Central Stadium was built for the tournament. The matches in Group B and C was played here, except for the match for 13th place, which was played at the main arena Medeo.
World Hockey Cup 2012, the group B and C matches have been successfully carried out on the back-field stadium.
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