Bursaspor to inaugurate new stadium with match against Barcelona [divider]
Bursaspor are planning to inaugurate their new 45,000 seater Timsah Arena stadium with a game against La Liga giants Barcelona according to Bursa mayor Recep Altepe.
“This is a world class stadium and we want to open it with a game against a world class team,” Altepe told AA.
“It looks like the game will be against Barcelona, there will be a number of events for the opening of the stadium.”
Bursaspor’s new stadium project, the Timsah Arena is expected to be completed this summer.
The stadiums Crocodile theme ties in with the clubs nickname, the Green Crocodiles. Timsah actually means Crocodile in Turkish.
The new stadium will have a 45,000 capacity and is being constructed within the vicinity of the regeneration of the Osmangazi area of Bursa.
The Timsah Arena will incorporate a crocodile design, construction of the crocodile’s head is currently underway and will be completed next month.
The new stadium will incorporate a crocodile design. Construction of the crocodile’s head is currently underway and will be completed next month.
Bursa with it’s 2.6 million population is Turkey’s fourth largest city, situated in the Marmara region, just a hours travelling distance from Istanbul.
The Timsah Arena will replace the current Bursaspor venue, the 25,000 capacity Bursa Atatürk stadium.