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The Achmat Arena (Russian Ахмат - Арена ) is a football stadium in the Russian city of Grozny. It can accommodate 30 597 spectators and is the club Terek Grozny as homestead.


The Achmat Arena, also called Terek Stadium, was built in the years 2008 to 2011 in the city of Grozny, the capital of the autonomous republic of Chechnya. On May 11, 2011, the opening of the sports facility was carried out with a friendly match between a team from the Caucasus and a World XI. The Caucasus team played with former Russian football greats such as Rinat Dassajew and Caucasus politicians like Alexander Chloponin and Ramzan Kadyrov, while the World XI former Topfußballer such as Diego Maradona, Luis Figo, Roberto Ayala, Franco Baresi or Enzo Francescoli of the party were. The game ended with a 5-2 for the team Caucasus. The first point game in the arena Achmat rose on May 20, 2011 as part of the Russian Premjer League, Terek Grozny received as the team Anzhi Makhachkala and won by a goal by Blagoj Georgiev 1-0.

The Achmat Arena is named after the Chechen politicians Achmat Kadyrov, the father of the current president of Chechnya, who died in his term of office on 9 May 2004 by a bomb attack during the celebration of the Victory Day in Grozny. Bears his name, the club Terek Grozny in the club name, the club is officially called Republican Terek Grozny football club named AA Kadyrov. Terek Grozny Arena will be in the future the user association of Achmat. The association, whose greatest achievement is the victory of the Russian Football Cup in 2004, currently playing in the highest soccer league in Russia, Premjer League. Before the completion of Achmat Arena Terek used the Sultan Bilimkhanov Stadium as the venue for home games in football. The old stadium was opened in 1946 had a capacity of 10,300 last spectators, but offered to former times as now even the new arena around 30,000 onlookers place.