Ashgabat Stadium is situated at the city center and is one of the largest stadia in Turkmenistan with 20,000 seats. The solemn opening ceremony of the 19TH Turkmenistan President’s Cup International Football Tournament took place at the Ashgabat Stadium. Eight youth teams (under 17) from Russia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Iran, Kuwait, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan played competition matches on it.
The stadium hosted many tournaments and national spades including AFC matches. The main stadium has an unusual form. While it contains an 8-lane Athletic track PU Flooring, the stadium has stands in rectangular layout, which means that the front row is long 40-meters away from the field behind each goal and some 15-16 meters along the sides. Due to the stadium’s high standard it hosted a long list of international games of both clubs and the national team.
The main pitch they chose artificial grass of Hatko Omega Turf because its perfect long playing hours results. Omega Turf blades have a patented concave structure with three cores and this imitation grass clones the advantages of Natural Turf but makes them better with Hatko Quality.
The artificial grass installation has been performed by HATKO teams in 12 days. This Project is a good example showing that HATKO is not only an artificial grass manufacturer, also an artificial grass installation company as well.