The program 'Exclusiveof the issuer Top Channel aired on Sunday, 13 Maggio, a service dedicated to the three ages of the 'football houses', or the stadiums that have hosted the Albanian national football team over the years. In particular, the service focused on what will be the new home of Albania's Panucci , the Arena Kombëtare, whose work began in a context full of debates.
"I am convinced that when the new stadium opens its doors, all those who have opposed its construction will at least remain silent." - declared the Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama.
The main actors of the new stadium project, in the service, talk about all the details of the Arena Kombëtare, which initially but also at this time expects to finish its work in the spring of 2019.
"In Piazza Madre Teresa we have the design of a typical Albanian rug. These designs, typical of Albanian girls' dresses and carpets, are the motifs we assigned to the columns in the facade of what will be the new stadium. In fact, the entire stadium will have aligned columns. So the element of these columns will represent the buildings of the '30' years. " - he stressed Marco Casamonti , one of the design architects.
A whole army of engineers and architects - about 2000 people - are committed to the realization of the work, which will surely remain in their memory as professionals as it will remain in the memory of anyone who will admire and have fun in the new home of the national team.
Exclusive, 13 May 2018 - Top Channel Albania
UEFA Super Cup 2020: the Arena Kombëtare among the candidate stadiums
Albania has already submitted its candidacy - accepted by UEFA - to host the final of the 2020 UEFA Super Cup.
Among the candidates, along with the Arena Kombëtare of Tirana, there are the Dinamo Stadium in Minsk, the Olympic Stadium in Helsinki, the Allianz Riviera in Nice, the Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa, the Central Stadium in Almaty, the Zimbru Stadium of Chisinau, the Windsor Park of Belfast and the Estadio do Dragao of Oporto.
It is not the first attempt by Albania, given that it had already been a candidate, again with the Arena Kombëtare, to host the final of the UEFA Super Cup of the 2019, later awarded by the top European football organization to the Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, the marvelous home facility del Beşiktaş.