Dubai Municipality recently handed over the Humaid Al Tayer Stadium in its new format to Al Nasr Club. Eng. Omar Mohammed Abdul Rahman Al Bishr, Director of General Projects Department at Dubai Municipality handed over the project completion certificate of the new Humaid Al Tayer Stadium to Mohamed Ali Al Ghaithi, CEO of Al Nasr Club.
The stadium was renovated at a cost of Dhs21 million taking 210 days with the cooperation of the club management by developing a format and an integrated design to improve it with high standard.
The stadium renovation work was taken up by the Municipality as part of its continuous efforts to develop and prepare sports facilities in Dubai to cope with the preparedness and requirements of local tournaments.
“The stadium development project was carried out in line with the objectives of our wise government, which aims at enhancing the distinctive position of Dubai in the sports field and supporting the successful journey of sports in the UAE. Dubai Municipality believes in the importance of supporting this journey to keep up with the international requirements, which will contribute in attracting more sports forums and tournaments, and make Dubai a beacon and an example to be followed in the field of sports as well as other different fields. At the same time, this will also support the efforts of the emirate to reach its comprehensive strategic goals, as the sports field has become the interest of millions around the world,” said Al Bishr.
He also highlighted that the needs and requirements of the club were studied by coordinating with Dubai Sports Council and Al Nasr club management. “The project included a 1,400-seat structure overlooking the existing training ground. The structure, with ground and first floors, was constructed at a total space of 19,185 Sq ft. The ground floor has gates for athletes, VIPs and public and six changing rooms with toilets and other related services, referees’ room, two rooms for coaches, a room for the clinic and another one to examine the doping products, in addition to toilets for public. The first floor includes a gym, offices and a VIP lounge,” said Al Bishr.