After Qatar, Saudi Arabia Has Announced Plans To Renovate And Build Stadiums For Asian Cup 2027

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After Qatar, Saudi Arabia Has Announced Plans To Renovate And Build Stadiums For Asian Cup 2027

After a banging season of football in Qatar, football is making a comeback in Saudi Arabia soon. And to welcome the event, the kingdom has started the prep already. As the football industry in the Kingdom expands, Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to construct new stadiums and restore existing ones in time for the Asian Cup in 2027. Check out the deets!

Renovation & Construction For New Stadiums Begins In Saudi

The Saudi 2027 website has been updating information on Saudi’s quest to host the tournament. According to the updated information on the site, there will be new stadiums constructed in three of the Kingdom’s cities: Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam.

According to Saudi 2027, the blueprint showed the layout of the Riyadh Stadium, a brand-new stadium that will be constructed for the Asian Cup and that is conveniently accessible by metro.

Stadiums & Their Capacity For Asian Cup 2027

According to the state-affiliated resources, the new stadium can accommodate 22,500 spectators. The Qiddiya Stadium, which is another brand-new stadium, will be one of Saudi Arabia’s greatest contributions to Asia. A total of 40,000 fans will be able to enter the stadium.

At the current King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, the Asian Cup matches will also be held.

A track will be dismantled, additional amenities will be constructed, and additional benches will be placed in the stadium to accommodate 80 thousand of spectators, per the plan.

Additionally, the Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Stadium will undergo improvements including the installation of seats to handle big audiences. Up to 44,500 spectators will be capable of fitting in the stadium.

There will be 25,000 spectators in Mrsool Park in Riyadh.

Dammam in Saudi Arabia, where construction on a new stadium will soon get underway, will see some action.
40,000 fans of football may enjoy the games in the stadium, which is intended to provide spectators with a unique experience.

Prince Saud bin Jalawi Sports City and Prince Mohammed bin Fahd Stadium in Dammam both offer seating for 22,000 and 30,000 spectators, respectively.

Which stadium is your favourite?

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/ Saudi2027