Astana Arena, Astana

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The Astana Arena is a football stadium in Astana, Kazakhstan. The stadium holds 30,000 and has a retractable roof. It serves as the national stadium for the Kazakhstan national football team. Astana Arena is the second largest stadium in the country and it was built from 2006 to 2009 at a cost of $185 million, and was officially opened on 3 July 2009. It is also a home ground for FC Astana of the Kazakhstan Premier League and FC Bayterek of the Kazakhstan First Division. The stadium hosted the opening ceremony of the 7th Asian Winter Games on 31 January 2011. Astana Arena was one of the venues to bid to host Euro 2020 matches.HistoryConstruction of the Astana Arena began in 2006. The stadium was designed by leading sports architects Populous in association with Tabanlioglu Architects. The general contractor was Sembol Construction. It was opened with the Lokomotiv Astana match against the Kazakhstan national under-21 football team on July 3, 2009. Match judged famous Italian referee Pierluigi Collina, the symbolic first blow at the ball under his whistle struck the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. As part of each team, in addition to their regular players, were invited on two “stars”: in the youth national team of Kazakhstan – the Georgian defender Kakha Kaladze and Ukrainian striker Andriy Shevchenko, and in the Lokomotiv Astana – Turkish players Hasan Şaş and Hakan Şükür.
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  • Recently passed match Astana-Kairat, we certainly well done that win among their aims higher, but you have to hope that this will happen soon. Astana is one of the youngest capitals, the whole left coast built "steep" buildings and so on, including the Astana arena Stadium. This is the place to drive, PEOPLE! People come to support their will be yelling, screaming, and guess what ...? All this they will do in the deep freeze! Well as so little of the fact that there is not a lot of places, but you did consider the heating system of the stadium, especially knowing what harsh Astana climate. If you want to attract tourists, so let's engage, creating comfort for people! With such a territory and attachments you can create the best stadium in Central Asia. And here's to you tourists, and that's you. Not the players, so will take place. Cry of the soul!
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  • Tremendous stadium with top quality facilities and very striking on the eye. Well worth a visit if you are a football fan.  more »
  • The good, the new stadium! But local staff differs ignorance of the stadium itself, where are those or other places! As a result, at the entrance stood 3 guy and none of them knew our places, which ultimately proved to be in "ihnem" sector! And so every time you campaign for football! Although it's the little things!
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  • The Astana Arena (Kazakh: Астана Арена) is a football stadium in Astana, Kazakhstan. The stadium holds 30,000 and has a retractable roof. It serves as the national stadium for the Kazakhstan national football team. Astana Arena is the second largest stadium in the country and it was built from 2006 to 2009 at a cost of $185 million, and was officially opened on 3 July 2009. It is also a home ground for FC Astana of the Kazakhstan Premier League and FC Bayterek of the Kazakhstan First Division. The stadium hosted the opening ceremony of the 7th Asian Winter Games on 31 January 2011. Astana Arena was one of the venues to bid to host Euro 2020 matches.
  • Great venue in spite of the cold, cozy enough.
  • Good Arena. +- 30K heads
  • Best place in Astana for real football fans!
  • The footbal game I went to watch was mightly boring but the stadium is nice. There are stands inside for refreshments but the service is very slow. I have never been to an open stadium before so I found the seats a bit small and restrictive, but maybe that's how it's supposed to be. There are many busses arriving here which is convenient. Overall a nice place!
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