Salle Omnisport de Radès

  (Redirected from Salle Omnisport de Rades)

The Sports Hall of Radès (French: Salle Omnisport de Radès), formerly known as 7 November Hall is an indoor sporting arena used mostly for basketball located in Radès, Tunisia. The capacity of the arena is 17,000 spectators.

Sports Hall of Radès
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Former names7th November Hall (2005-2011)
LocationRadès, Tunisia
Coordinates36°44′44″N 10°16′9″E / 36.74556°N 10.26917°E / 36.74556; 10.26917
OwnerGovernment of Tunisia
Capacity17,000
Construction
OpenedJanuary 2005
Expanded2015
Construction cost45 million Dinar

HistoryEdit

 
Final game in AfroBasket 2017 between Tunisia and Nigeria.

Built for the 2005 world handball championship, the 14,000-seater venue hosted 2005 World Men's Handball Championship matches as well as those of the 2006 African Men's Handball Championship and the Tunisia Cup final of Handball, Basketball and Volleyball

 
Radès Arena interior
 
Radès Arena by night.

It was expanded in 2014 to 17,000 spectators and reopened in July 2015; it hosted all the matches of the AfroBasket 2015.[1]

On 30 June 2017, FIBA Africa announced that Tunisia and Senegal would host the AfroBasket 2017.[2] In fact, the hall hosted 20 of the 32 matches of the tournament.

It hosted also 25 of the 52 matches of the 2020 African Men's Handball Championship.

The hall also hosted political rallies of the Democratic Constitutional Rally under the presidency of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

InteriorEdit

The area of the hall is approximately 2706 square meters and is 82 meters long and 33 meters wide. The room has also a lighting, an electronic board, and there is a drink bar and two storerooms.

NameEdit

At the time of its creation, the installation is named Hall of 7 November, the date that Zine El Abidine Ben Ali assumed the Presidency on 7 November 1987 in a bloodless coup d'état that ousted President Habib Bourguiba. but, following his ousting, it takes the name of Sports Hall of Radès (Salle Omnisport de Radès).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rades - Afrobasket 2015". FIBA. Retrieved 18 August 2017.
  2. ^ "Getting to know Africa's flashy basketball arenas". FIBA. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 10 December 2020.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Pavilhão Atlântico
Lisbon
World Men's Handball Championship
Final Venue

2005
Succeeded by
Lanxess Arena
Cologne