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Basic Info

  • Name: Baku Olympic Stadium
  • Capacity: 69,000 seats
  • Opened in 2015
  • Home team: Azerbaijan national team
  • Distance to city centre: approximately 12 km

Trivia

  • Close to the shores of Lake Boyukshor, it is part of an Olympic Village complex which includes training facilities and accommodation.
  • The president of Azerbaijan, and those of FIFA and UEFA, attended a ceremony to lay the first stone of the stadium on 6 June 2011 as part of celebrations marking 100 years of Azerbaijani football.
  • The stadium hosted the first edition of the European Games in 2015.


⚽ Stadium history: Remember this great goal at the Baku Olympic Stadium?

UEFA Nations League, 17/11/2018: Azerbaijan 2-0 Faroe Islands
UEFA Nations League, 17/11/2018: Azerbaijan 2-0 Faroe Islands

Mahir Madatov was on target as the home side defeated Faroe Islands in UEFA Nations League D.

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