Amman International Stadium

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Amman International Stadium
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Full nameAmman International Stadium
LocationAmman, Jordan
Coordinates31°59′07″N 35°54′09″E / 31.98516°N 35.90261°E / 31.98516; 35.90261
OwnerThe Jordanian government
OperatorThe higher council of youth
Capacity17,619[1]
Field size110 m × 74 m
SurfaceGrass
ScoreboardYes
Construction
Built1964
Opened1968
Renovated2007, 2015
Construction cost1,250,000 JD
Main contractorsJordanian construction contractors association
Tenants
Jordan national football team
Al-Faisaly SC

The Amman International Stadium (Arabic: ستاد عمان الدولي‎) is a stadium in Al Hussein Youth City in Amman, Jordan. It is the largest stadium in Jordan. The stadium was built in 1964 and opened in 1968, it is owned by the Jordanian government and operated by the higher council of youth. It is also the home stadium of the Jordan national football team and Al-Faisaly SC. It has a current capacity of 17,619 spectators.

Usage[edit]

In addition to Jordan home games, the stadium hosts other major games in Jordanian football as well including Jordanian Pro League, Jordan FA Cup, Jordan FA Shield and Jordan Super Cup games.[2][3]

It has also hosted other tournaments such as 1988 Arab Nations Cup, 1996 Arab Cup Winners' Cup, 1999 Pan Arab Games, 2003 Arab Athletics Championships, 2005 WAFF Women's Championship, 2007 Arab Athletics Championships, 2007 WAFF Women's Championship, 2007 WAFF Championship, 2006–07 Arab Champions League Finals, 2007 AFC Cup Finals, 2007 Asian Athletics Championships, 2010 WAFF Championship and 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup games amongst many others.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-08-08. Retrieved 2017-12-04.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "World Stadiums - International Stadium in Amman". www.worldstadiums.com.
  3. ^ "Amman International Stadium, home to Jordan, Al-Faisaly, Al-Jazeera, Shabab Al-Ordon, Al-Buqaa, Al-Wehdat - Football Ground Map". www.footballgroundmap.com.

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Azadi Stadium
Iran Tehran
West Asian Football Federation Championship
Final Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Azadi Stadium
Iran Tehran
Preceded by
Incheon Munhak Stadium
Incheon
Asian Athletics Championships
Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Guangdong Olympic Stadium
Guangzhou
Preceded by
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica
San José
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Final Venue

2016
Succeeded by
Estadio Charrúa
Montevideo

Coordinates: 31°59′6.37″N 35°54′10.25″E / 31.9851028°N 35.9028472°E / 31.9851028; 35.9028472