Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium

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Prince Faisal bin Fahd Stadium (Arabic:ملعب الأمير فيصل بن فهد) (Former:Malab Reayat Al Shabab in Malaz ملعب رعاية الشباب بالرياض) is a multi-purpose stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 22,500 people.[1] Al-Hilal, Al Nassr and Al-Shabab play their matches in this stadium, in 1972, It hosted the opening ceremony for the Gulf Cup of Nations in 1987. The stadium also hosted the finales for the Saudi King Cup before the completion of the King Fahd International Stadium 1988. In the 2011-2012 it became one of the first Stadiums in the Kingdom to use electronic ticketing for the Saudi Football League. It is currently hosting some matches for the 2012 AFC Champions League.

  1. ^ Saudi newspaper fourm

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Coordinates: 24°39′45″N 46°44′23″E / 24.662599°N 46.739745°E / 24.662599; 46.739745