King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
|Clubs||Al-Taawon FC, Al-Raed SC|
King Abdullah Sports City Stadium – stadium description
The ground was built in Buraydah in 1983. Multi-purpose venue has an athletics track that is separated from the audience with deep moat – a rare sight in Saudi Arabia. All stands are concrete structures. Main grandstand stands independently and has partial cover, while the remaining sections are connected, creating a “C” shape.
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