Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium 5.35

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Hawalli,
Kuwait

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Jaber al-Ahmad International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in the Ardhiyah area of Kuwait City, Kuwait. Completed in 2009, it is used mostly for football matches and athletics. The stadium has a capacity of 60,001 seated spectators, the building is constructed in 4 levels, with 54 corporate boxes and parking lot with a 6,000 car capacity. It was expected to open in second quarter of 2010, but the building failed structural-integrity testing and remains closed due to a miscalculation by structural engineers. Jaber Al-Ahmad will be the new home of the Kuwait national football team. The stadium was named after late Amir of Kuwait Shaikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah. Kuwait celebrated their winning of Gulf Cup 20 in that stadium.HistoryFirst matchWas an International Friendly between Kuwait National Team and Bahrain National Team ended 3-1 win to Bahrain.AFC Cup 2010The first ever official match held in the stadium was the 2010 AFC Cup Final between Qadsia SC and Al-Ittihad SC the match ended with a total of 59,783 total attendance and a scored of 1โ€“1. The final score was 5โ€“3 on penalties for the Syrian Team.RenovationsIn 2010 after the 2010 AFC Cup Final problems started to occur to the stadium which led to closing the stadium in 2011.