Saida International Stadium

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The stadium in its beachside setting – August 2009

The Saida International Stadium (Arabic: إستاد صيدا الدولي‎) is a 22,600 capacity multi-purpose stadium in Sidon, Lebanon.[1] The stadium was built in 1999 on the expanded grounds of the old Saida Municipal Stadium, as one of the venues to host matches during the 2000 AFC Asian Cup that was held in Lebanon.[2] It is currently mostly used for local and international football matches. The stadium also has athletics facilities.


The stadium is located at the main northern entrance of the city. Built over the sea, Saida International Stadium is one of the closest stadiums to the sea in the world.


  1. ^ "Sayda International Stadium". Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Saida International Stadium –". Retrieved 2019-04-27.

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Coordinates: 33°35′08″N 35°23′04″E / 33.585599°N 35.384544°E / 33.585599; 35.384544