Zayed Sports City Stadium, is an iconic multi-purpose stadium located in Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi, irections were issued to the Town Planning Department in 1974 to build a comprehensive sports complex of high international standards in Abu Dhabi. United Arab Emirates. It is the largest stadium in the UAE with more than 43,000 seats. It was completed in 1979 and the stadium was inaugurated in January 1980. The total cost of this phase was AED 550 million.