Grand Hamad Stadium

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Grand Hamad Stadium
اســتــاد حــمــد الــكــبــيــر
Al-Arabi Stadium
Full name Grand Hamad Stadium
Location Doha, Qatar
Coordinates 25°15'31"N 51°31'19"E
Owner Al-Arabi Sport Club
Capacity 13,000
Surface Grass
Al-Arabi SC

The Grand Hamad Stadium (Arabic: استاد حمد الكبير‎), also known as the Al-Arabi Sports Club Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The football team Al-Arabi SC play there. The stadium holds 13,000 people. The stadium was used extensively during the 2006 Asian Games, and was a venue for several different sports; these include football, table tennis, rugby sevens and fencing. Iraq national football team played their 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC) games at the ground. Now they use the Stadium as a home for Yemen national football team in 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification (AFC).

FIFA World Cup Qualification Matches[edit]

Fifa World Cup Qualification Matches that were held in the stadium.

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2 Round
25 March 2001  Malaysia 4-3  Palestine Group 3
11 November 2011  Iraq 1-0  China PR Group 1
29 February 2012  Iraq 7-1  Singapore Group 1
12 June 2012  Iraq 1-1  Oman Group B
16 October 2012  Iraq 1-2  Australia Group B
14 November 2012  Iraq 1-0  Jordan Group B
11 June 2013  Iraq 0-1  Japan Group B
12 March 2015  Yemen 3-1  Pakistan First Round
8 September 2015  Yemen 0-4  Bahrain Group H
17 November 2015  Yemen 1-3  Uzbekistan Group H

Friendly (national team) Matches[edit]

Friendly (national Team) Matches that were held in the stadium.

Date Team #1 Res. Team #2
6 November 2011  Iraq 1-0  Lebanon
29 May 2013  Oman 1-1  Lebanon
25 March 2014  Yemen 2-0    Nepal
11 April 2014  Philippines 3-0    Nepal
30 October 2014  Philippines 3-0    Nepal


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Coordinates: 25°15′31″N 51°31′14″E / 25.258708°N 51.520509°E / 25.258708; 51.520509