Petrosport Stadium


* Address: New Cairo
* Country: Egypt
* Capacity: 16,000
* Opened: 2006
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Zamalek (football)

Extra stadium info – Petrosport Stadium

Al-Ahly and Zamalek played numerous home games at the stadium. Both clubs won the African championship for football clubs various times. Zamalek, one of the first African sports clubs with a value of $10 million, use the Petrosport Stadium for home games. They won their 10th top-flight league title in 2003. Their arch-rivals Al-Ahly had 29 titles at that moment. The rivalry between Al-Ahly and Zamalek is considered one of the fiercest in African football. Several matches between both clubs attracted crowds above 100,000. Al-Ahly became the first African sports club with 10 million followers on their main social media page. Ahmed Hassan, a former midfielder, played for both Al-Ahly and Zamalek. With 184 appearances for the national football team of Egypt, he became the most capped international male football player in history. Ahmed Hassan won the African championship for national football teams several times.

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