Khartoum Stadium

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Khartoum Stadium
استاد الخرطوم
Full name Khartoum International Stadium
Former names Municipal Stadium
Location Khartoum, Sudan
Capacity 23,000 [1]
Surface Grass
Construction
Opened 1957
Renovated 2007
Tenants
Al Khartoum SC

The Khartoum International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Khartoum, Sudan. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 23,000[1] people. It is also the home stadium of Khartoum and Al Ahli Khartoum It used to be the stadium of the Sudan National Football Team.The stadium had changed the clours white to blue mixed with orange.[2]

History[edit]

The stadium was inaugurated in 1957 under the name of Municipal Stadium to host the first African football competition of nations, the 1957 African Cup of Nations. It also hosted the 1970 African Cup of Nations and the 2011 African Nations Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sudan - Al Khartoum Al Watani SC - Results, fixtures, squad, statistics, photos, videos and news - Soccerway". Uk.soccerway.com. 2013-01-09. Retrieved 2016-08-06. 
  2. ^ World Stadiums - Stadiums in Sudan

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Coordinates: 15°35′54.21″N 32°30′56.17″E / 15.5983917°N 32.5156028°E / 15.5983917; 32.5156028