- Address: Cairo
- Country: Egypt
- Capacity: 30,000
- Opened: 2 July 2012
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Pyramids (football)
Extra stadium info – 30 June Stadium
The stadium is also used for athletics. The national football teams of Algeria, Benin, the Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Kenya, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zimbabwe played at the 30 June Stadium during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Algeria won the tournament after beating Senegal. The Algerians won their second African football championship title after defeating the Senegalese team. They won their first Africa Cup of Nations title in 1990 after beating Nigeria. The national football team of Senegal won their first-ever African championship title after beating Egypt in 2022.
Africa Cup of Nations matches and football players
On 23 June 2019, the national football team Senegal faced Tanzania in the first-ever Africa Cup of Nations match at the 30 June Stadium. Later that day, Algeria faced Kenya in the second Africa Cup of Nations game at the venue. All players who played an Africa Cup of Nations match at the 30 June Stadium that day were born in Algeria, the French Republic, Kenya, Senegal, Spain and Tanzania. Various players were born in the French Republic, commonly known as France. Ismael Said Athuman González and Keita Baldé Diao were the only players born in Spain. Ismael Said Athuman González played various matches for the national football team of Kenya and Keita Baldé Diao played various matches for the national football team of Senegal.
Pyramids Football Club
Pyramids FC, one of the most popular Egyptian sports clubs, use the 30 June Stadium for home games. The football club was founded in 2008 under a different name. In 2014, they were promoted to the Egyptian top-flight football league for the first time in their history. In 2018, Pyramids FC became the African football club with the highest transfer expenditures ever. The same year, Pyramids Football Club also became one of the football clubs with the highest transfer expenditures from all over the world. Investments from a Saudi billionaire were needed to break the African record. Pyramids FC reached the Egyptian cup final in 2019 for the first time in their history. They lost the final against Zamalek, the second Egyptian football club with 10 top-flight league titles.