Imam Reza Stadium Nominated for Stadium of the Year 2017
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Imam Reza Stadium, located in Mashhad, northeast of Iran, has been nominated for Stadium of the Year awards.
The Imam Reza Stadium has a seating capacity of 25,000 and is the sixth biggest stadium in Iran. It will host some matches of Iran national football team.
The stadium completed in January 2017 and was opened on 14 March 2017.
Along the Public Award, the Jury of stadium specialists will reveal their choice of best stadium built in 2017.
Winners in both categories will be announced on March 10, stadiumdb.com reported.
The list of 27 stadiums are as follow:
Imam Reza Stadium (Iran), Bingu National Stadium (Malawi), Estadio Banco de Pacifico Capwell (Ecuador), Estadio General Pablo Rojas (Paraguay), Estadio Nemesio Díez (Mexico), Estadio Único de Villa Mercedes (Argentina), Gaziantep Stadyumu (Turkey), Intility Arena (Norway), Luzhniki (Russia), Malatya Stadyumu (Turkey), Mercedes-Benz Stadium (USA), Mikuni World Stadium (Japan), Orlando City Stadium (USA), Sakarya Stadyumu (Turkey), Samsun 19 Mayıs Stadyumu (Turkey), Saparmyrat Türkmenbaşy adyndaky Olimpiýa Stadiony (Turkmenistan), Sonny Lubick Field at Colorado State Stadium (USA), Stade d'Oyem (Gabon), Stade de Port Gentil (Gabon), Stadio Benito Stirpe (Italy), Stadion Miejski Widzewa Łódź (Poland), Stadion Sankt Petersburg (Russia), Stadion Śląski (Poland), Stadionul Ion Oblemenco (Romania), The Arena by TransStadia (India), U Arena (France) and Wanda Metropolitano (Spain)