Abu Dhabi Cricket Stadium
Abu Dhabi Cricket Stadium is a distinguished multi-purpose sports facility located in Khalifa City. The facility has established itself as a premier training destination for football, rugby, and netball teams, with many traveling from afield to use the impressive facilities.
Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium
This multi-purpose stadium carries the name of the current President of the United Arab Emirates, H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. It has been Al Jazira’s home since 1980, it was renovated and expanded in 2009, and with a capacity of 37.000 seats, it is the largest club football stadium in the UAE.
The stadium hosted matches of the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship, the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup, and also the 2010 FIFA Club World Cup along with Zayed Sports City. Recently it hosted the AFC Cup of Nations 2019 and FIFA Club World Cup 2022.
Park Rotana is a modern five-star hotel in Abu Dhabi’s dynamic Park Complex, home to Park Arjaan by Rotana, The Residences by Rotana, as well as prestigious media houses, twofour54 and Abu Dhabi Media Zone Authority. Landmark venues and attractions including Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and ADNEC are five minutes by road, while Abu Dhabi International Airport and entertainment destination, Yas Island, are just 15 minutes away.
ABOUT AL JAZIRA CLUB
Founded in 1974 and usually referred to as ‘The Pride of Abu Dhabi’, Al Jazira Club is widely known for its professional football team that plays at the 34,000-seater Mohamed bin Zayed Stadium and competes in the top tier of the domestic game, the ADNOC Pro League, in addition to regularly featuring in the Asian Champions League.
Al Jazira Club has a rich and successful history, winning the Federation Cup in 2006, The Gulf Clubs Championship in 2007, and the Etisalat Cup in 2009-2010. Al Jazira also clinched the ADNOC Pro League in 2011 and repeated the feat in 2017. Their three President’s Cup successes were achieved in 2011, 2012 and 2016, while they also finished fourth in the 2017 FIFA Club World Cup, and participated in the 2022 version of this global tournament.
ABOUT ABU DHABI
Abu Dhabi is the largest of seven emirates and the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Made up of 200 islands, the emirate has a diversity of landscapes ranging from coastal islands filled with world-famous attractions and beaches to uninterrupted desert scenery.
Home to a large concentration of attractions and cultural sites, Abu Dhabi is popular amongst tourists worldwide. Whether you’re here for a stopover or a longer break away, there is so much to see and do. Highlights include Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Emirates Palace, Yas Island, the oasis city of Al Ain and so much more.
For more information about traveling to Abu Dhabi, exploring the emirate, and more about the culture of the UAE, Check out this handy guide.