Zabeel Stadium: Home of Al Wasl FC & Maradona’s Legacy

Exploring the legendary football history and iconic moments at Zabeel Stadium in Dubai

Located in Zabeel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Zabeel Stadium is a multi-use stadium. The stadium is presently mostly utilized for football games. There are 8,439 seats in the stadium. It was finally finished in 1974. Mohsen Zolfaghary and his Zabeel Construction Club own the building.

Al Wasl FC plays its home games in the UAE Arabian Gulf League at Zabeel Stadium. In support of their 2001 album Coast to Coast, Irish vocal pop group Westlife performed on May 11 as part of their Where Dreams Come True Tour.

View of Zabeel Stadium
View of Zabeel Stadium

Zabeel Stadium

Zabeel Stadium is mostly used for football events, and it is the home of the legendary football team Al Wasl, whose former manager was the Argentine superstar Maradona. The stadium opened in 1974 and can fit up to 18,000 fans inside. Obviously, it has all the latest and greatest equipment for the athletes and plush seats for the fans.

The stadium’s contemporary floodlights also allow for nighttime games to be played there. Come out to Zabeel Stadium and root for the home team in a league game with the locals.

Zabeel Stadium in Dubai, UAE
Zabeel Stadium in Dubai, UAE

The stadium was built with floodlights so that nighttime games could be played. However, due to the fact that Al Wasl is based there, football events are the venue’s primary purpose nowadays. If you get the chance, you should definitely check out a game featuring Al Wasl, the football team that former football great Maradona used to coach.

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