Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah International Stadium
|Capacity before works||64 000|
|Cost||220 mln $|
|Construction||12.2004 - 2010|
|Design||Weidleplan Consulting GmbH|
|Other||5750 car park.|
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