Consultant will act as project manager on Al Risafa Sports Stadium in Baghdad

Consultant Hill International has been awarded a contract by the Iraq Ministry of Youth and Sports to provide project management services on the construction of the new Al Risafa Sports Stadium in Baghdad, Iraq. The three year contract has an estimated value to Hill of approximately £2.1m ($3.3m).

The new Olympic-sized, 30,000-seat stadium - designed to comply with FIFA standards - is expected to have a construction cost of approximately £64m ($100m).