Stade El Menzah

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Stade El Menzah
El Menzah Stadium 2.jpg
Full name Stade Olympique El Menzah
Location El Menzah, Tunis
Capacity 45,000 [1]
Surface Grass
Opened 1967
Renovated 1994
Esperance Sportive de Tunis
Club Africain
1967 Mediterranean Games

Stade Olympique El Menzah (Arabic: الملعب الأولمبي المنزه‎‎) is a multi-purpose stadium, located in the north of Tunis, Tunisia. Built in 1967, it has a maximum seating capacity of 39,858.[2] It also has other minor complementary athletic facilities. It is used by football clubs Espérance, 1967 Mediterranean Games and Club Africain.

Sometimes the Stade El Menzah hosts entertainment events.

Popstar Michael Jackson performed his first and only concert in Tunisia, at the stadium during his HIStory World Tour on October 7, 1996 in front of 60.000 fans.

Sting performed at the stadium during his Brand New Day Tour on April 28, 2001.

Mariah Carey kicked off The Adventures of Mimi Tour at the stadium on July 22 and 24, 2006.


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Coordinates: 36°50′23.2″N 10°11′7.3″E / 36.839778°N 10.185361°E / 36.839778; 10.185361

Preceded by
Stade Leopold Senghor
African Cup of Nations
Final Venue

Succeeded by
FNB Stadium
Panorama of the Stade El Menzah