KUALA LUMPUR – Construction of Johor Darul Ta’zim’s (JDT) new stadium in di Nusajaya, Johor will start in November, according to the FA of Johor (PBNJ).
PBNJ said the stadium which would have a capacity to seat 45,000 fans would be built on a 20.23-hectare site in Kota Iskandar, Nusajaya, on land alienated by the Johor governemnt for football development.
“The project which will be completed in three years will also feature a theme park, football golf for children, restaurants, shopping outlets, and a shop specifically selling JDT items,” PBNJ said in its official JDT Facebook page Johor Southern Tigers Friday.
Tunku Mahkota Johor, Tunku Ismail Sultan Ibrahim during his tenure as the president of PBNJ was reported to have said that PBNJ would be channeling more funds for development of football in Johor.
He stepped down from the post recently.