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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. 


Together with other partners, ESSMA signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding), thus joining the global green sports conversation. 

ESSMA member Philips Lighting wowed fans prior to the Juventus – Fiorentina game with a mesmerizing pre-match light show using its new Philips ArenaVision LED pitch lighting system. This system meets the latest standards of TV broadcasters and international football federations and proved to be a hit with fans expressing their delight on social media. 

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