Stade du 26 Mars
Stade du 26 Mars is located in the southern neighborhoods of Bamako, Mali. It serves as a home ground for domestic football club Stade Malien and is the national stadium. It has a capacity of 50,000 as an all-seater stadium. Built in 2001, it is named for the date of Martyrs' Day (Mali), a national commemoration of the 26 March 1991 Bamako uprising which overthrew the dictatorship of Moussa Traoré. The stadium, which is built by China Overseas Engineering Group, served as a venue for 2002 African Cup of Nations.
|Full name||Stade du 26 mars|
|Location||RN6 (Route Nationale 6)|
|Capacity||50,000 (maximum 60,000 allowed)|
|Construction cost||27 million Euros|
|Main contractors||China Overseas Engineering Group|
Mali national football team
- Pascal James Imperato. Traore, Gen. Moussa in Historical Dictionary of Mali, pp.242-245. Scarecrow Press/ Metuchen. NJ - London (1986) ISBN 0-8108-1369-6
- "History". China Overseas Engineering Group. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
- "Is Mali ready for Nations' Cup?". BBC. Retrieved 17 January 2017.
| African Cup of Nations
Stade 7 November