Thursday, April 18, 2024

ACB: Presidential office approves land for new stadium in Kabul

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Photo Credit: Afghanistan Cricket Board

As per a decree by H.E Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, The President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, 120000 square meters of land in Alokhail area of Kabul is approved for the construction of a state of the art stadium in Kabul. Acknowledging the efforts of ACB management, the President’s office approved the site for the stadium the construction of which will commence soon as well.

Expressing his pleasure on the decision, ACB Chairman Mr.Farhan Yusefzai said, “I am happy to announce that Kabul will be home to a standard state of the art international cricket stadium where the fans will be able to watch their favorite cricketers play. “

Farhan Yusefzai, Afghanistan Cricket Board Chairman on the approval of land for new stadium in Kabul

Photo credit: twitter profile photo of @Farhan_YusEfzai

He further added, “I express my special thanks to Mr. President who has always supported the development of cricket and encouraged our players. After initial formalities, the construction of the stadium will also commence and we will ensure it is done with best quality. “

It shall be noted that the stadium will be as per international standards and will include a five-star guest house, a standard swimming pool, indoor and outdoor academies, canopies for crowd, health clinic, mosque, car parking, administrative block and other such facilities.

It is also worth mentioning that the stadium will have a capacity to host 35000 spectators, including designated places for the families.

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