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

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2019 Africa Cup of NationsEdit

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 2019 19:00   Nigeria 1–0   Burundi Group B 3,192
22 June 2019 22:00   Guinea 2–2   Madagascar Group B 5,342
26 June 2019 16:30   Nigeria 1–0   Guinea Group B 10,388
27 June 2019 16:30   Madagascar 1–0   Burundi Group B 4,900
30 June 2019 18:00   Madagascar 2–0   Nigeria Group B 9,895
6 July 2019 18:00   Nigeria 3–2   Cameroon Round of 16 10,000
7 July 2019 18:00   Madagascar 2–2 (4–2 pen.)   DR Congo Round of 16 5,890

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