Football frenzy to get Fillip with ICONIC new stadium
The AED3 billion stadium will be fully air-conditioned, with facilities including exercise pitches, a sports training hall as well as a 5,000 capacity car park, a sports museum, a multi-purpose hall and conference and exhibition auditoriums.
Located at the site of the Dubai Sports Club in the Al Aweer area, the new Mohammed bin Rashid stadium will have 23,116 seats in the upper tier, 6,688 seats n the lower tier, 8,941 VIP seats and 1,642 seats are in VIP suites.
The stadium will have a unique design and will be the first pitch in the world that will have the shape of a half ball lifted on its foundations. It will include sports buildings, an exercise pitch, a sports training hall and car parking lots with a capacity for 5,000 vehicles. The venue will also feature a sports museum spreading across 1,500 square meters and a multi-purpose hall spanning 3,500 square meters.
The stadium will be fully air-conditioned and complies with the standards and specifications of the world football governing body FIFA.
Perkins + Will, the global engineering and architectural consultant has been chosen to execute the mega stadium.