Stade El Menzah

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Stade El Menzah
El Menzah Stadium 2.jpg
Full name Stade Olympique El Menzah
Location El Menzah, Tunis
Opened 1967
Renovated 1994
Surface Grass
Capacity 45,000
Tenants
Esperance Sportive de Tunis

Stade Olympique El Menzah (Arabic: الملعب الأولمبي المنزه‎) is a multi-purpose stadium, located in the north of Tunis, Tunisia. Built in 1967, it has a maximum seating capacity of 45,000. It also has other minor complementary athletic facilities. It is used by football clubs Espérance and Club Africain.

Sometimes the Stade El Menzah hosts entertainment events.

Popstar Michael Jackson performed his first and only concert in Tunisia, at the stadium during his HIStory World Tour on October 7, 1996.

Sting performed at the stadium during his Brand New Day Tour on April 28, 2001.

Mariah Carey kicked off The Adventures of Mimi Tour at the stadium on July 22 and 24, 2006.

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Coordinates: 36°50′23.2″N 10°11′7.3″E / 36.839778°N 10.185361°E / 36.839778; 10.185361

Preceded by
Stade Leopold Senghor
Dakar
African Cup of Nations
Final Venue

1994
Succeeded by
FNB Stadium
Johannesburg
Panorama of the Stade El Menzah