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Osasuna’s EL Sadar Stadium set for makeover

Spanish Second Division football club Osasuna has revealed the winning design for a renovation of its El Sadar Stadium – as chosen by fans.

Club Atlético Osasuna said the Muro Rojo scheme will be designed by OFS Architects and built by VDS.

More than 90% of the 8,409 people who took part in the vote called for the stadium to be renovated, with 45% backing the Muro Rojo scheme.

Club president Luis Sabalza said an Extraordinary General Assembly has been convened for March 2 to approve €16 million in financing for the project.

Jaime Suescun, partner in OFS Architects said:

We’re very happy to have reached this point. There are several factors that have been key. We believe we have given value to the interior and in the end, this is a stadium that will be recognised as being genuine, loud and in keeping with tradition of El Sadar and the team.

Work on the venue is expected to be completed by 2020.