Turkish firm to build N.Africa's biggest football stadium in Tripoli

The stadium will be ready for African Nations Cup in 2013.

Turkish firm to build N.Africa's biggest football stadium in Tripoli

A Turkish company will construct the biggest football stadium of North Africa in Tripoli.

"Ronesans Holding" and its Austrian partner PORR AG will construct the stadium in Tripoli, the capital city of Libya.

The stadium will be ready for African Nations Cup in 2013.

The 200 million euro project will have a capacity of 50 thousand seats and will be constructed in line with UEFA standards.

The stadium will have a parking area for 10,000 vehicles.

The roof of the stadium will be built on three steel arches rising 100 meters to symbolize the ancient cities of Oea, Leptis Magna and Sabratha.

Kamil Yanikomeroglu, Chairman of Ronesans Holding Real Estate Group, said the due date of the stadium was 2013, however noted that they promised Libyan leader Muammer Ghaddafi's son Muhammed that they would conclude the construction till December 12, 2012 the time when a friendly match will be played between Libya and Brazil.

Yanikomeroglu said the stadium would be the biggest and most modern stadium of North Africa.

He said Ronesans Holding entered Libyan market 2.5 years ago, adding that, "our business volume in Libya amounted to 2 billion USD. We are planning to double it in two years."


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