La Coupole d’Alger Arena

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La Coupole d’Alger Arena
Salle omnisport à Alger - Oscar Niemeyer.jpg
Full nameSalle omnisports la Coupole d'Alger
LocationRoute of the 5-July Chéraga, Algeria
Coordinates36°45′31″N 2°58′39″E / 36.7587°N 2.9775°E / 36.7587; 2.9775
OwnerMinistry of Youth and Sports
OperatorOffice of the Olympic Complex Mohamed Boudiaf
Broke ground1972
Opened17 June 1975
ArchitectOscar Niemeyer
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La Coupole d’Alger Arena is an indoor sporting arena located in Chéraga, Algeria. The capacity of the arena is 5,500 spectators. It hosts indoor sporting events such as Handball, Basketball, Volleyball. It also hosted many international competitions and many political gatherings and concerts.[1] The Arena was inaugurated on the occasion of the hosting of the 1975 Mediterranean Games. there are six entrances in the Arena, one of which is for the official, the Arena is of one floor in a circular way, there is also a small second floor for VIP.

Competitions hosted[edit]

Some of major senior competitions are below

  • Pan Arab Games
  • Mediterranean Games
  • All-Africa Games
  • African Handball Championship
  • FIBA Africa Championship
  • African Volleyball Championship
  • Men's Junior World Handball Championship

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

‹See Tfd›(in French)


  1. ^ "Complexe Mohamed-Boudiaf : la Cité olympique sera rénovée pour 275 millions DA". Retrieved 22 July 2017.