Sabah Al Salem Stadium

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Sabah Al Salem Stadium
The Castle of Cups
Full name Sabah Al Salem Stadium
Location Kuwait Mansuriyah, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Owner Public Authority For Youth And Sport
Operator Al Arabi Kuwait
Capacity 26,000[1]
Surface Grass
Built 1977
Opened 5 Jan 1979
Sabah al-Salem Stadium Stadium from the outside Al Arabi home ground

Sabah al-Salem Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kuwait City, Kuwait. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Al Arabi Kuwait. The stadium holds 28,000 people. Subah al-Salem Stadium was going to host the Gulf Cup of Nations.

This Stadium is the homeground for Al Arabi

Matches of the Asian Cup 1980[edit]

This Stadium hosted many of this tournouments matches; however, the most important match is the final.

Kuwait  3 – 0  South Korea
Al-Houti Goal 7'
Al-Dakhil Goal 30' Goal 67'
Attendance: 28,000

Coordinates: 29°21′25″N 48°0′1″E / 29.35694°N 48.00028°E / 29.35694; 48.00028

Preceded by
Azadi Stadium
Iran Tehran
AFC Asian Cup
Final Venue

Succeeded by
National Stadium


  1. ^ was 22,000. After the second match of Al-Arabi and Kuwait SC in Kuwait Premier League 2014/2015 it was estimated that over 25,500 people attended and the whole stadium was filled