BID completes construction of stadium

Baniyas Investment and Development Company (BID) yesterday announced the completion of the new Baniyas Sports Club Stadium in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.

The state-of-the-art stadium, which was built in a record breaking six months' time, is set to open its doors with an inaugural football match tomorrow between the Baniyas Club team and the Jordanian team Al Wahadat. This match is part of the Baniyas Club International Championship.

Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Roger Tallibert, the stadium was built in six months. Construction had begun on August 4, 2009 and was completed on February 3, 2010.

More than 650 construction workers and 20 engineers worked together to complete the project.

 

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