Basra Sports City
|Cost||500 mln $|
|Construction||2010 - 2013|
|Contractor||Abdullah Al-Jiburi Contracting Company|
|Within the design||training stadium for 10,000 people, covered natatorium, tennis stadium and velodrome, training pitches, park and retail/housing buildings.|
Nomination: Basrah International Stadium
On one hand this stadium's scale and standard amaze, sending a strong signal that Iraq is reappearing on global sports map right now. But on the other hand some questions still need to be answered regarding its future.
New stadium: Basrah International Stadium
International football may not be back for good to Iraq, but international standards are already being met. First of the impressive new stadiums is open in Basra, the city nicknamed financial capital of Iraq. Not without problems, but it's ready for use.
Iraq: Yet another new stadium within 30 months
Thinking of Iraq many people get the image of battlefields and war damage. But few realize that now it’s actually one of the World’s largest stadium construction sites and news of new venues being under way come nearly every month.
Iraq: 250,000 seats in one complex?!
As Kurdistani press agency AKnews informs, work is expected to start on a new “sports city”. This one, in Erbil, will overshadow all other complexes like this with its scale. Four largest venues are set to hold 250,000 people altogether.