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Albania open new national stadium

Albania open new national stadium

Tuesday 19th November 2019

Albania have officially opened their new national stadium with a 2-0 defeat against France.

The new stadium in the capital Tirana will be referred to as the Arena Kombetare (National Arena) and is built on the site of the old Stadiumi Qemal Stafa.

The new ground holds 22,000 fans and cost €75m to build. It will be the home of Albania's national football team we as hosting national cup finals and non-sporting events.

The stadium also includes a 100 metre tall tower which will be home to a new Marriott hotel.

Things didn't go quite to plan at the initial opening though - a sprinkler malfunctioned, leaving hundreds of fans soaked through:

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