- Address: Douala
- Country: Cameroon
- Capacity: 50,000
- Opened: 29 December 2020
- Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – Stade de Japoma
The construction of the venue started in 2017. It opened with a match of the national football team of Cameroon. In 1984, they were crowned African football champions for the first time in their history. Radivoje Ognjanović was the manager of the team. He also managed the Côte d’Ivoire. The national football team of Cameroon won their second African championship title in 1988. Claude Le Roy was the manager of the team. He also managed Senegal, Malaysia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Oman, Syria, the Congo and Togo. In 1990, the national football team of Cameroon became the first African team in a FIFA World Cup quarter-final. England defeated Cameroon in that quarter-final, which took place in the Italian city of Naples.
The 2022 Africa Cup of Nations
On 11 January 2022, the Stade de Japoma hosted its first-ever Africa Cup of Nations match. The African football championship game between the national football teams of Algeria and Sierra Leone ended in a goalless draw. The stadium hosted eight games for the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations. The last match of the tournament at the venue was a quarter-final.