Khartoum Stadium

The Khartoum International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Khartoum, Sudan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 23,000[1] people. It is also the home stadium of Khartoum and Al Ahli Khartoum It was renovated in 2010 for the 2011 African cup of nations championships .[2]

Khartoum Stadium
استاد الخرطوم
Full nameKhartoum International Stadium
Former namesMunicipal Stadium
LocationKhartoum, Sudan
Capacity23,000 [1]
SurfaceGrass
Construction
Opened1957
Renovated2007
Tenants
Al Khartoum SC

History

The stadium was inaugurated in 1957 under the name of Municipal Stadium to host the first African football competition of nations, the 1957 African Cup of Nations. It also hosted the 1970 African Cup of Nations and the 2011 African Nations Championship.

References

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