Grand Stade de Tanger

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Grand Stade Ibn Battouta
Location Tanger, Morocco
Built 2003
Opened April 26, 2011
Surface Grass
Capacity 45,000
Tenants
IR Tanger

Grand Stade de Tanger, also known as the Stade Ibn Battouta, (Arabic: ملعب ابن بطوطة‎) is a multi-use stadium in Tanger, Morocco. Completed in 2011, it is used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 45,000 people. It serves as the new home of IR Tanger, replacing Stade de Marchan.

It was inaugurated on April 26, 2011. On July 27, the stadium hosted the 2011 Trophée des champions, in which Marseille beat Lille 5-4.[1]

It is one of the confirmed host stadiums for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations, to be hosted by Morocco. [2]

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Coordinates: 35°44′28″N 5°51′29″W / 35.741211°N 5.858105°W / 35.741211; -5.858105