Stade TP Mazembe


* Address: Avenue des Sports, Lubumbashi
* Country: DR Congo
* Capacity: 18,000
* Opened: 2011
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Mazembe (football)

Extra stadium info – Stade TP Mazembe

Tenants Tout Puissant Mazembe were founded in 1939 under a different name. They are nicknamed Les Corbeaux (The Ravens), despite having a crocodile with a ball in its mouth on the team crest. TP Mazembe became the first sports club from the Democratic Republic of the Congo with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. Mazembe drew numerous home attendances above the current capacity of 18,000 of the Stade TP Mazembe. They reached the final of the African championship for football clubs three times in a row in the 1960s. Mazembe won the African championship for football clubs several times. They won their 10th domestic top-flight league title in 2009.

Tout Puissant Mazembe reached the final of the FIFA Club World Cup, the world championship for football clubs, in 2010 after defeating SC Internacional from Brazil. Mulota Kabangu and Alain Kaluyituka both scored against Internacional. The final, which was played in the United Arab Emirates, was the first FIFA Club World Cup final with a team from Africa. It was won by Football Club Internazionale Milano from Italy. 42,000 people attended the final. Goran Pandev scored the first goal of the match, followed by Samuel Eto’o. Jonathan Biabiany scored the third and final goal of the game.

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