Amman International Stadium

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Amman International Stadium
Full name Amman International Stadium
Location Amman, Jordan
Coordinates 31°59′07″N 35°54′09″E / 31.98516°N 35.90261°E / 31.98516; 35.90261
Owner The Jordanian government
Operator The higher council of youth
Capacity 17,619[1]
Field size 110 m × 74 m
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Yes
Construction
Built 1964
Opened 1968
Renovated 2007, 2015
Construction cost 1,250,000 JD
Main contractors Jordanian construction contractors association
Tenants
Jordan national football team
Al-Faisaly

The Amman International Stadium (Arabic: ستاد عمان الدولي‎‎) is a stadium in Al Hussein Youth City in Amman, Jordan. It is the largest stadium in Jordan. The stadium was built on 1964 and opened on 1968, it is owned by The Jordanian government and operated by The higher council of youth. It is also the home stadium of Jordan national football team and Al-Faisaly. It has a current capacity of 17,619 spectators.

In addition to Jordan home games, the stadium also hosts other major games in Jordanian football including Premier League, FA Cup, FA Shield, Super Cup, and it also hosted other tournaments such as 1988 Arab Nations Cup, 1996 Arab Cup Winners' Cup, 1999 Pan Arab Games, 2003 Arab Athletics Championships, 2005 WAFF Women's Championship, 2007 Arab Athletics Championships, 2007 WAFF Women's Championship, 2007 WAFF Championship, 2006–07 Arab Champions League Finals, 2007 AFC Cup Finals, 2007 Asian Athletics Championships, 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup and many others. Coordinates: 31°59′6.37″N 35°54′10.25″E / 31.9851028°N 35.9028472°E / 31.9851028; 35.9028472

References

  1. ^ http://www.fifa.com/u17womensworldcup/destination/cities/city=1913/

External links

  • Amman International Stadium at World Stadiums
Preceded by
Azadi Stadium
Iran Tehran
West Asian Football Federation Championship
Final Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Azadi Stadium
Iran Tehran
Preceded by
Incheon Munhak Stadium
Incheon
Asian Athletics Championships
Venue

2007
Succeeded by
Guangdong Olympic Stadium
Guangzhou
Preceded by
Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica
San José
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Final Venue

2016
Succeeded by
TBA


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