Almaty Central Stadium was said to be inspired by Russia’s original Luzhniki stadium although it’s definitely not as big.
Featuring an athletics track around the perimeter of the pitch, the stadium is home to FC Kairat and previously the Kazakhstan national football team until the Astana Arena opened in 2009.
FC Kairat Stadium Guide
|Address:||Satpaev Street 29/3, Almaty, 050000|
|Pitch Size:||105 m x 68 m|
|Stadium Owner:||Municipality of Almaty|
|Names:||The Small Luzhniki, Алматы орталық стадионы (Kazakh)|
|Renovated:||1997, 2004, 2011|
FC Kairat Info
|Full Name:||Qaırat Almaty Fytbol Klyby|
|Rivals:||FC Astana (Two Capitals Derby)|
|Team Colours:||Yellow and Black|
|Nicknames:||Halyq Komandasy (The Nations's Team)|
|Former Stadiums:||Spartak Stadium (1954-1956)|
|Famous Players:||Vágner Love, Andrey Arshavin, Gerard Gohou, Yerkebulan Seydakhmet|
|Famous Managers:||Carlos Alós, Bakhtiyar Baiseitov, Aleksei Petrushin, Aleksey Shpilevsky|
|Team Owner:||Kairat Boranbayev|
|Team Goalscorer:||Evstaphiy Pechlevanidis (105)|
|Most Appearances:||Stanislav Kaminskiy (242)|
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Where is Almaty Central Stadium?
Frequently Asked Questions
Who plays at Almaty Central Stadium?
Kazakhstani side FC Kairat play their home matches at Almaty Central Stadium.
What is the capacity of Almaty Central Stadium?
As of 2023 Almaty Central Stadium has an official seating capacity of 23,804 for Football matches.
When was Almaty Central Stadium opened?
Almaty Central Stadium officially opened in 1958 and is home to FC Kairat
What is the postcode for Almaty Central Stadium?
The postcode for Almaty Central Stadium is 050000.
Are there any Covid restrictions at the stadium?
Covid Restrictions may be in place when you visit Almaty Central Stadium in 2023. Please visit the official website of FC Kairat for full information on changes due to the Coronavirus.