Tag: Jeddah

Jeddah to host 2023 FIFA showcase matchups

FIFA Club WC 2023 will be hosted in Jeddah

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and FIFA have confirmed that all matches during the FIFA Club World Cup Saudi Arabia 2023™ will take place in the City of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). ‘FIFA’ stated that the decision was made following a FIFA delegation visit to Jeddah to assess ongoing... » Read more

Jeddah Central Project Stadium plans strides

Jeddah Central Development new stadium

As part of its strategic plan to create a local attraction and global destination in the heart of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), the Jeddah Central Development Company (JCDC) (real estate developer in Jeddah), a subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF), has signed an agreement with the world-renowned... » Read more

Underdog Al-Faiha lift King’s Cup trophy

Kings Cup 2022 in Saudi Arabia

Underdog Al-Faiha completed their storybook title run in the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Cup by beating fancied Al-Hilal in penalty kicks in the final on May 19th at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia). The ‘Saudi Gazette’ stated that Crown Prince Mohammed Bin... » Read more

Jeddah set to become lifestyle destination

Jeddah Arena Airport City

Global venue operator ASM Global has announced its appointment as the managing operator for two venues within a grand mixed-use destination in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. The ‘Conference & Meetings World’ stated that situated in the heart of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), adjacent to the King... » Read more

Jeddah ‘gear’ up for Formula 1 showpiece

Saudi Arabia Jeddah F1 track corner stone laid

The foundation stone for the 6,175m long Jeddah Formula One Circuit was laid on April 11th on the Jeddah Corniche (Saudi Arabia) in the presence of Prince Khalid bin Sultan Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Saudi Automobile and Motorcycle Federation, and other members of... » Read more

Top gun F1 drivers to race in Jeddah streets

Saudi Arabia F1 race in Jeddah

Saudi Arabia will debut in the F1 Grand Prix next year when the Middle East country will stage its biggest ever sporting spectacle. The event will see the world’s cream of crop drivers and constructors battle it out behind the wheels in a street track in Jeddah in a spectacular night race to be... » Read more

Saudi Arabia loosens leash on women with WFL launch

Saudia Arabia Womens Football League

In a bid to shed off its ultra-conservative tag, the Saudi sports authorities have launched a Women’s Football League (WFL). This decision comes two years after women were first allowed into stadia in the Gulf kingdom. The first season of the 500,000 riyals ($133,000) league for women over 17... » Read more