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ⓘ Zakho International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Zakho, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Zakho FC. The st ..




Zakho International Stadium
                                     

ⓘ Zakho International Stadium

Zakho International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Zakho, Iraq. It is used mostly for football matches and serves as the home stadium of Zakho FC. The stadium holds 20.000 people. It has 20 entrance and exit gates. Construction took 3 years for a total cost of million.

The opening ceremony took place on Wednesday 3 June 2015 between Zakho FC and the Iraq national football team. The match ended in a 2–0 victory for the Iraq national football team, scored by captain Younis Mahmoud and Hussein Ali Wahid.

The inauguration aroused large official and popular attendance, including the presence of the former Minister of Youth and Sport Abdul-Hussein Abtaan, the head of the National Olympic Committee of Iraq Raad Hammoudi and the former Iraqi national team player, Hussein Saeed.

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