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Serbia National Stadium design Image: Fenwick Iribarren Architects

The Serbia National Stadium in Belgrade (Serbia) is the planned new national stadium of the Serbia national team. The stadium is the baby of the Serbian President, Aleksandar Vučić, who is keen to upgrade the sports venues of the country including a new centerpiece national stadium.

‘The Stadium Guide’ stated that Serbia does not have a national stadium at the moment and the national team currently play most of their home matches at Red Star’s Stadion Rajko Mitić.

The Serbia national football team represents Serbia in men’s international football competition. It is controlled by the Football Association of Serbia, the governing body for football in Serbia.

The Red Star Belgrade is a Serbian professional football club based in Belgrade, and a major part of the Red Star multisport club.

The 53,000-capacity Rajko Mitić Stadium is a multiuse stadium in Belgrade, Serbia, which has been the home ground of Red Star Belgrade since 1963. The stadium is located in Dedinje, municipality of Savski Venac.

‘The Stadium Guide’ further stated that first plans were announced in 2019, which became more concrete in 2020 with the release of the first images. The proposed stadium will have a capacity of 55,000 seats which will make it the largest in the country. It will have a steel frame with wood and natural materials on the inside. The stadium is expected to come at a cost of EUR 250 million financed by the State.

The design for the stadium has been lent by Fenwick Iribarren Architects.

Mark Fenwick, Managing Partner, Fenwick Iribarren Architects, Spain, is a Member of Coliseum – Global Sports Venue Alliance.

Fenwick Iribarren Architects expertise lies in quality design for which they have received numerous awards both nationally and internationally. Fenwick Iribarren is a leader in sustainable design and has also evolved the concept of ‘Blue Architecture’ which pursues sustainable design concepts which focus on the wellbeing of people.

The Serbia National Stadium will be built in the town of Surcin off the A1 motorway on the North bank of the Sava River not far from the international airport. The stadium is part of a wider project of new developments including retail, entertainment, offices, and residential buildings called ‘Stadium City’.

The Government had hoped to start construction in 2020 but the coronavirus curse pushed the start of works back to 2021. Works are expected to last two to three years. The stadium is part of the joint Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, and Romania Euro 2028 bid.

None of Belgrade’s major clubs is expected to move into the new stadium.
 

Key facts:

  • Club: none
  • Capacity: 55,000
  • Scheduled Opening: 2024
  • Status: In planning

 
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