Work starts on world’s largest football stadium

Work starts on world’s largest football stadium


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.

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Fig: Interior of the stadium

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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.


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