Saturday, May 1, 2021
Mahmoud Al-Khatib, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Al-Ahly Club, in the presence of the members of the Council, the cornerstone of Al-Ahly Club in the Sheikh Zayed branch, in the presence of Ashraf Sobhi, Minister of Youth and Sports, Assem Al-Jazzar, Minister of Housing, Major General Ahmed Rashid, Governor of Giza, and in the presence of all Al-Ahly leaders and symbols, heads and members of the boards of directors Ex-players, first-team players throughout generations, and representatives of current club sectors.
According to the official website of the Red Fort, “Al-Ahly Stadium” will be built on an area of 48,000 square meters and will include a set of accessories; These include a covered hall, a residence hotel, two sub-stadiums for training, and a car garage, which is expected to be completed within five years, which is the first step in the giant sports city project, which the club intends to launch.
🔴 | ✍️ | Oh history writer, do not close the pages … the moments of laying the cornerstone of Al-Ahly Stadium in the presence of the Minister of Sports and Housing and the Governor of Giza 🏟🦅❤️ pic.twitter.com/HZSU2kesOG
– Al-Ahly Club 🏡 (@AlAhly) May 1, 2021
During his speech, Al-Khatib reviewed the beginning of the stadium dream, reaching the stage of implementation, and taking actual steps on the ground, by being present today on the land designated for construction and laying the foundation stone for the stadium, which is the dream of millions of fans and fans of the club.
Al-Khatib said, “The beginning is the land of Sheikh Zayed 2005, specifically on 5-8-2005, the beginning of Sheikh Zayed’s land, then the issuance of Ministerial Resolution No. 254 on 12-31-2009, with a construction rate of 5%, including halls, stadium, administrative buildings, club services and a large sports permit .. and we got According to a ministerial decision to assign the stadium by ministerial decision in 2009, but the height of the building was 6 meters, which means that we must go down 30 meters, which is very expensive.
Al-Khatib continued, “The meeting took place with the Urban Communities Authority and the Operations Authority, and we explained the matter to them and it took months, and the work proceeded according to the law and regulations, and we reached the height of 30 meters, which I would like to thank the state for, because it solved many problems. And obstacles to this decision. ”