Stade Raymond Kopa

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Stade Raymond Kopa
Stade Jean-Bouin
Location Boulevard Pierre de Coubertin, Angers, Maine-et-Loire
Coordinates 47°27′38″N 0°31′51″W / 47.460458°N 0.530741°W / 47.460458; -0.530741Coordinates: 47°27′38″N 0°31′51″W / 47.460458°N 0.530741°W / 47.460458; -0.530741
Capacity 17,835[1]
Record attendance 22,989
(April 26, 1969) vs. Olympique de Marseille
Opened 1912
Tenants
SCO Angers

Raymond Kopa Stadium (formerly Stade Jean-Bouin) is a football stadium in Angers, France. It is the home ground of Angers SCO. The stadium holds 17,835 people, a capacity which was reached in 2010 with the reconstruction of the Coubertin stand.[2]
The name was officially changed from Stade Jean-Bouin to Stade Raymond Kopa on 27 March 2017, to honour French football legend Raymond Kopa who made his professional debut with the club and died in the city 3 weeks previously.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Article sur la rénovation de la tribune Coubertin
  2. ^ "Stadiums in France Pays de la Loire". Worldstadiums.com. Retrieved 8 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Le Stade d'Angers officiellement renommé en hommage à Kopa" (in French). sport24.com. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017. 
  4. ^ "Angers : Le stade Jean-Bouin devient Raymond-Kopa" (in French). L'Équipe. 27 March 2017. Retrieved 27 March 2017.