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Thanks to ESSMA’s Stadium Partner Get2Know (G2K), Egyptian fans were able to attend the CAF Champions League game between Al Ahly (Egypt) and Wydad (Morocco). 10.000 fans were allowed into the Borg El Arab Stadium.

During the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final between Juventus F.C. and Real Madrid C.F. travelling fans had the opportunity to use the Cardiff 2017 Travel Guide App to enjoy a smooth and pleasurable experience before and during the final.

ESSMA Stadium Partner Philips announced an agreement to transform the lighting of the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán Stadium (capacity 42,500), home to Spanish La Liga club Sevilla FC

ESSMA Stadium Partner Philips Lighting and Stadium Member Olympique Lyonnais are going to work together to transform the Parc Olympique Lyonnais with next-generation LED lighting.

Virtual reality (VR) is growing in popularity and is looking to transform the sports industry. 360° videos can enhance involvement of the group of fans normally sitting in front of their TV without the ambience of the stadium. Now they have the chance to experience the game as if they were there.

On Friday 19 May the Khalifa International Stadium will host the 2017 Emir Cup final between long lasting rivals Al Rayyan and Al Sadd. It will be the first match played in the recent renovated stadium. The renovations were mandatory to host matches up to the quarter-finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. 

ESSMA League Member DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga announced it has launched the Bundesliga Football School, a new partnership model with national soccer associations, leagues and professional clubs abroad to promote and encourage young talent worldwide.

ESSMA Stadium Partner STRI announced the opening of their new office in Glasgow, Scotland

ESSMA Stadium partner Philips Lighting announced Perth Stadium in Australia as the first full LED-lit multi-purpose stadium implementation in the Asia-Pacific region. 

ESSMA Stadium Partner Philips Lighting and ESSMA Stadium Member Atletico Madrid announced an agreement to supply the lighting of the club’s new stadium. Under the agreement, Philips Lighting becomes the official lighting partner of Atletico Madrid for the next four seasons. 

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