Alexandria Stadium

Alexandria Stadium (Arabic: إستاد الأسكندرية) is a multi-purpose stadium in Alexandria, Egypt. It is currently used mostly for football matches, and was used for the 2006 African Cup of Nations. The stadium is the oldest stadium in Egypt and Africa, being built in 1929. The stadium holds 20,000 people after recent remodelings.[2]

Alexandria Stadium
LocationAlexandria, Egypt
OwnerAlexandria Governorate
Capacity20,000[1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened1929
Renovated2016–2017
Tenants
Al Ittihad
Smouha (selected matches)

2019 Africa Cup of Nations

The stadium is one of the venues for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

The following games were played at the stadium during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations:

Date Time (CEST) Team #1 Result Team #2 Round Attendance
22 June 201919:00 Nigeria1–0 BurundiGroup B3,192
22 June 201922:00 Guinea2–2 MadagascarGroup B5,342
26 June 201916:30 Nigeria1–0 GuineaGroup B10,388
27 June 201916:30 Madagascar1–0 BurundiGroup B4,900
30 June 201918:00 Madagascar2–0 NigeriaGroup B9,895
6 July 201918:00 Nigeria3–2 CameroonRound of 1610,000
7 July 201918:00 Madagascar2–2 (4–2 pen.) DR CongoRound of 165,890

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