Karbala Sports City

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Karbala Olympic Stadium[1]
Full name Karbala Olympic Stadium
Location Karbala, Iraq
Owner Government of Iraq
Capacity 30,000[2]
Surface Track & Field (Grass)
Construction
Built 2013-Present
Opened 12 May 2016
Construction cost $100 Million
Services engineer Abdullah Al-Jaburi
Main contractors Abdullah Al-Jaburi
Tenants
Karbalaa FC

Karbala Olympic Stadium is a sports stadium in Karbala, Southern Iraq.

Overview[edit]

Its construction was started in January 2013 and was opened on 12 May 2016. The stadium is being funded by the government of Iraq with a budget spending of $100 million, contributed to contain a capacity of 30,000 people, and other sports related facilities.[3]

The contract of this project was given to Abdullah Al-Jaburi, a major Iraqi construction contractor.[citation needed]

Opening[edit]

The stadium was opened on 12 May 2016. The opening game was between Karbalaa FC and the 2007 Asian Cup winners Iraq national football team. The game ended in 0-0 and it was visited by more than the capacity actually holds.

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Coordinates: 32°33′54″N 44°00′15″E / 32.565082°N 44.004240°E / 32.565082; 44.004240