- Address: Alexandria
- Country: Egypt
- Capacity: 13,000
- Opened: 1929
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Al-Ittihad Alexandria (football)
Extra stadium info – Alexandria Stadium
The Alexandria Stadium is among the main sports venues in the city of Alexandria. It hosted various football matches for the Africa Cup of Nations. The first-ever knockout stage match of the competition at the Alexandria Stadium was won by Cameroon after beating the Côte d’Ivoire 1-0. In 2019, Nigeria won the second one after defeating Cameroon 3-2.
Madagascar versus the Democratic Republic of the Congo
The national football team of Madagascar won the third Africa Cup of Nations match at the Alexandria Stadium after a penalty shoot-out. The Democratic Republic of the Congo lost the penalty shoot-out. Marcel Tisserand missed the first penalty. After Jérôme Mombris Razanapiera scored a penalty for Madagascar, Yannick Bolasie missed the second penalty for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Madagascar reached the quarter-finals of the African football championship for the first time in their history after the missed penalty of Yannick Bolasie. Nicolas Dupuis from the French Republic was the manager of Madagascar during the tournament.
Al-Ittihad Alexandria, one of the major Egyptian football clubs, use the Alexandria Stadium for home games. The club was founded in 1914. They won the Egyptian cup several times. In 1922, Al-Ittihad Alexandria played in the first-ever Egyptian cup final. They lost the game against Zamalek, the second Egyptian sports club with 1 million followers on its main social media page.