Stade Adrar

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Adrar Stadium
Annar Adrar
Location Agadir, Morocco
Operator Sonarges
Capacity 45,480
Surface Grass
Construction
Built June 2004
Opened October 11, 2013
Tenants
Hassania Agadir
Morocco national football team

Adrar Stadium (Berber language: Annar Adrar) is a multi-use stadium in Agadir, Morocco, that was inaugurated in 2013. It is used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 45,480 seat.[1] It was supposed to hold 2010 FIFA World Cup games if Morocco had been chosen to be the host country. The stadium is home to Association football club Hassania Agadir, replacing their old venue Stade Al Inbiaâte. It has hosted four matches of the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup in December 2013 and was one of the stadiums to be used for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. It is one of the 14 venues for Morocco's bid for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, it will host the Quarters-Finals if Morocco is awarded for the World Cup.

The stadium was inaugurated on October 11, 2013, with a friendly match between local side Hassania Agadir and Algerian club JS Kabylie. Hassania's Saad Lemti scored the first goal in the stadium in the 76th minute of the match, as the hosts went on to win the match 1-0.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.worldstadiums.com
  2. ^ AI (October 13, 2013). "Saad Lemti, premier buteur du grand stade d'Agadir" (in French). Le Matin. Archived from the original on October 17, 2013. Retrieved October 16, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 30°25′38″N 9°32′26″W / 30.427214°N 9.540424°W / 30.427214; -9.540424