Solemn ceremony devoted to the opening of the sports complex "Bunyodkor"
On the 28th of September the solemn ceremony on the opening of the sports complex "Bunyodkor" was hold in Tashkent. The ceremony was timed to the 100th anniversary of Uzbek football.
The head of our government, Islam Karimov, opened the ceremony. "Looking at this magnificent structure, which satisfies the requirements of the most modern sports arenas for holding major international tournaments on a high level, our hearts are overflowing with a sense of great joy and gratitude at the thought of who we were and who we are now, what high frontiers we conquered for the years of independence, "- said the head of Uzbekistan.
Externally, the stadium resembles a huge ship, but inside it is furnished with state-of-the-art equipment - pool, two large panels and seven football fields. Much attention is paid to safety. The stadium is equipped with more than 250 cameras and 300 turnstiles. The total area of the complex is 56 hectares. The leading teams of the country "Pakhtakor" and "Bunyodkor" have already tested the coverage of the field. They had a friendly match. 34 thousand of spectators watched the game. The first match at the new stadium ended in a draw.
The event came to an end with a concert. And at the end of the ceremony thousand of people in Tashkent watched fireworks.