Stadium of the Year Jury made an initial analysis of 27 candidates and chose the followed further top 10: Gaziantep Stadyumu (Gaziantep, Turkey), Luzhniki (Moscow, Russia), Mercedes-Benz Stadium (Atlanta, USA), Samsun 19 Mayis Stadyumu (Samsun, Turkey), Stadion St. Petersburg (St. Petersburg, Russia), Stadion Śląski (Chorzów, Poland), Stadionul Ion Oblemenco (Craiowa, Romania), U Arena (Paris/Nanterre, France) Wanda Metropolitano (Madrid, Spain), Yeni Ataturk Stadyumu (Sakarya, Turkey).
Now all of these stadiums are going under more detailed estimation that includes three criteria: architectural value, functionality, Innovation.
Jury Award will be announced on March 7. And meanwhile there is another Award where the winner will be chosen by site audience. In the Public Award all 27 candidates are able to reach the title.