Football is the most popular sport in UAE and becomes one of the leading footballing nations in Asia. They provide tremendous teams on both club and national level. The United Arab Emirates Football Association (UAEFA) founded in 1971 and they were one of the richest authority which governing football all over the nation.
UAE has the best football stadiums in the Middle East, I give you a list of top 5 football stadiums in UAE.
1. Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium
This multi-purpose stadium located in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The occupant capacity is about 25,965 and opened in 2014. Hazza bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan was the chairman of the club and this stadium was named after him.
This structure built to FIFA standard with 700 residential units in a complex of apartments and green spaces.
2. Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium
This stadium currently used for cricket and football mostly and It is named after General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The stadium capacity has been expanded up to 42056 from 2010 and expansion project includes two residential towers on the stadium.
This multi-purpose stadium located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
3. Zayed sports city stadium
This iconic structure located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and it is the largest stadium in the country. This stadium opened in 1979 with the seating capacity of about 44250. It is an open-air stadium with the traditional exterior by iconic arches.
Zayed Sports City hosted hundreds of large and small events and this stadium operated by Abu Dhabi Entertainment Company.
4. The Sevens stadium Dubai
This multi-purpose stadium located at the intersection of the Dubai-Al Ain Road and the Jebel Ali-Lahbab Road. The occupant capacity was 440,00 and this stadium is a venue for sports including netball, basketball, cricket, tennis, rugby, soccer, Gaelic football, and concerts.
5. Zabeel stadium
This stadium owned by Zabeel Construction Club and in Zabeel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is the official home pitch for the UAE League and currently used for football mostly.
The seating capacity is about 18000 and established in 1974.