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Johan Cruijff ArenA corner stands near completion

Construction work on the new corner stands at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam is at an advanced stage.

Once completed an extra 880 seats will have been added to the multi-functional stadium, bringing its capacity to over 55,000.

The Johan Cruijff ArenA, home of Ajax, expects the stands, that will fill the corners of the stadium, to be completed by mid-July 2020.

The first corner stand on the west-southside is almost finished and shows what the end result will look like. The new stands are made of concrete and steel and are custom made.

Each has a movable part with hydraulic pistons so the lower part of the stand can be lifted. That way vehicles and materials can still be driven up the modified ramp right up to the pitch. With the extra stands Ajax and the Johan Cruijff ArenA are accommodating the large demand for soccer match seats.

The Johan Cruijff ArenA is the soccer stadium of the Netherlands, home to Ajax and a match ground for the Dutch national team.

It also offers multi-functional accommodation for large-scale, national and international music and dance events as well as for smaller- scale meetings for (mainly) the corporate segment.

It puts on events in close cooperation with several partners. High-quality services, state-of-the-art facilities, security and optimal public experience form the most important strategic pillars.

One of the world’s most sustainable stadiums, the Johan Cruijff ArenA is regarded internationally as a role model for modern stadium construction and operation.

The Amsterdam Innovation Arena also serves as a living lab for developing innovative concepts for stadium management and event experience.