11000 spectators and was constructed in 2012.
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva took part
in the opening ceremony of the stadium.
VIDEO ABOUT OPENING CEREMONY
stadium hosted matches of 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, qualifying matches
of FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League qualification matches, UEFA Europa
League qualification matches and group stage, UEFA EURO qualification matches
and other tournaments. Bakcell Arena is Category 4 Stadium according to UEFA Stadium Categories.
Construction works has started in May of 2010. General area of the stadium is
22500 sq. m. This stadium is located in the Nizami district of Baku.