Chinese Super League champions Guangzhou Evergrande have started the construction work on new football stadium having the capacity of 100,000. Guangzhou’s nickname is ” the city of flowers”. So, The design of the stadium is inspired by Lotus Flower.
Fig: Interior of the stadium
Fig: Top of the stadium
Cost of construction: £ 1.3 bn
Completion date: End of 2022
Number of VVIP Private Rooms: 16
Number of VIP Private Rooms: 152
Location: Guangzhou South Railway Station – around 30km from the city’s Tianhe district and Evergrande’s current home
The stadium also contains a FIFA area, athletes area and a press room.
Evergrande Real Estate Group, the majority shareholder in Guangzhou Evergrande, will fund the project.
Evergrande president Xia Haijun told reporters that the Evergrande have planned to construct 3-5 more new stadiums having the capacity between 80,000 to 100,000.