Tag: Indonesia

Jakarta venue ode to Jakmania soccer passion

Indonesia Jakarta Intl. Stadium update May 2020

Crowd passion seen at football matchups in Indonesia is akin to what is seen in the National Football League (NFL) fixtures. Once the new home of the Indonesian football team Persija – Jakarta International Stadium – opens in 2022, it will bring about a sea change to the country’s... » Read more

COVID thwarts FIFA flagship fixtures

FIFA competitions postponed

With a new COVID-19 strain putting the whole world into further turmoil, FIFA has postponed next year’s U-20 World Cup in Indonesia and U-17 tournament in Peru until 2023. The FIFA U-17 World Cup, founded as the FIFA U-16 World Championship, later changed to U-17 in 1991 and to its current name... » Read more

Jakarta BMW stadium gets a head start amid land wrangle

Indonesia Jakarta International Stadium

The Jakarta administration has gone ahead with the construction of the Jakarta International Stadium at Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta, in Indonesia. The whole development is, however, mired in land disputes. The decision to build the stadium has been taken following the completion of a bid that saw... » Read more

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