King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
Extra stadium info – King Abdullah Sports City Stadium
The stadium is also known as The Shining Jewell. It opened with a football match, which was attendended by king Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Al-Ahli SFC drew an average home attendance of 34,000 in their first-ever top-flight football league season at the venue, while their rivals Al-Ittihad drew an average home attendance of 42,000 during the same league season. Al-Ittihad became one of the first Saudi Arabian football clubs with 1 million followers on their main social media page.