King Abdullah Sport City Stadium

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King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
King Fahd Stadium
Full nameKing Abdullah Sport City Stadium
LocationBuraidah, Saudi Arabia
Coordinates26°22′44″N 43°56′52″E / 26.378889°N 43.947778°E / 26.378889; 43.947778Coordinates: 26°22′44″N 43°56′52″E / 26.378889°N 43.947778°E / 26.378889; 43.947778
OwnerGeneral Presidency of Youth Welfare
Capacity25,000[1]
SurfaceGrass
Opened1982
Tenants
Al Taawon and Al-Raed

The King Abdullah Sports City Stadium, previously known as the Prince Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Stadium, is a football stadium in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia. It is used mainly for football and hosts the home matches of Al Taawon and Al-Raed of the Saudi Professional League. The stadium has a seating capacity of 25,000 spectators.

The first official match played at the stadium was on 24 December 1982 between Al-Taawoun and Al-Tai in the 2nd week of the 1982–83 Saudi First Division. The match ended in a 1–1 draw, the first official goal scored in the stadium was an own goal by one of Al-Tai's defenders. The match saw an attendance of 10,000 people.[2]

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  1. ^ http://stadiumdb.com/stadiums/ksa/king_abdullah_sports_city_stadium
  2. ^ "التعاون يفتتح المدينة الرياضية بالتعادل مع الطائي".

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