Despite contractual deadline passing in October of 2020, the new stadium in Batumi should be delivered in March. This was announced by Georgia's prime minister during his visit at the construction site.
On Saturday the construction site of Georgia's most modern stadium was visited by prime minister Giorgi Gakharia, head of the government of Adjara Tornike Rizvadze and chairman of the Georgian football association Levan Kobiashvili.
The officials were visibly pleased with progress on the construction site. And rightly so, despite contractual time frame of 34 months, the 20,000-seater will surely be delivered earlier. While the 34 months pass in October of 2020, it's now expected the build will conclude in March.
Meeting all requirements of UEFA Category 4, the stadium will not only hold games of Dinamo Batumi but also internationals of the Georgian national team.
The stadium being built in the central part of Batumi is structurally complete at this point. All major construction tasks have been carried out, now the biggest focus is on installation. Seats are covering almost all of the upper tier already, while all strips of the showcase 'dancing membrane' are in place.
Batumi was left without a stadium since 2006, when the old ground was demolished. Afterwards, several failed tenders and changes of concept caused years of delays until finally construction was launched in 2018.