Khalifa Sports City Stadium

Khalifa Sports City Stadium, also known as Isa Town Stadium, is a multi-use stadium in Isa Town, Bahrain. It is currently used mostly for association football. The stadium holds 15,000 people and was opened in 1968. It was last renovated in 2007.[1]

Facilities

The stadium underwent a $24.4 million (9.2 million BHD) renovation in 2008 that incorporated natural grass on the main football pitch and constructing a new main stand that can carry 3,600 spectators. Another multipurpose sport hall was constructed with a capacity for 3,600 spectators. This hall can host handball, badminton, basketball and volleyball matches. An Olympic size swimming wall with a stand for 500 spectators was also built in addition to a 5-metre diving pool. The expansion was designed by Tilke and Partners.[2]

History

The stadium hosted nine games of the 2013 Gulf Cup of Nations.

Notable matches

23 March 2015 Bahrain  0 – 0  Yemen Isa Town
Stadium: Khalifa Sports City Stadium (Isa Town)
Attendance: 2,200
Referee: Ali Sabah Adday Al-Qaysi (Iraq)

References

  1. "Khalifa Sports City Stadium". Goalzz.com. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. "$24.4m Khalifa Sports city ready". www.tradearabia.com. Retrieved 27 October 2019.



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