Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny


* Address: Abidjan
* Country: Côte d’Ivoire
* Capacity: 50,000
* Opened: 1952
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: ASEC (football)

Extra stadium info – Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny

The stadium, nicknamed Le Félicia, is also known as a venue for athletics, concerts and rugby union. Tenants ASEC Mimosas are among the first sports clubs from Sub-Saharan Africa with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. Several famous football players started their professional career with ASEC, the first football club from the Côte d’Ivoire with 20 domestic top-flight league titles. ASEC broke a world record when they won 108 consecutive domestic league and cup matches between 1989 and 1994. ASEC Mimosas won the African championship for football clubs in 2008 for the first time in their history at the Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in front of tens of thousands of fans.

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