National Stadium


* Address: Taifa Road, Dar es Salaam
* Country: Tanzania
* Capacity: 60,000
* Opened: 2007
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Simba (football), Young Africans (football)

Extra stadium info – National Stadium

Simba SC and the Young Africans use the venue for home games. They are among the first sports clubs from Sub-Saharan Africa with 100,000 followers on their main social media page. The national football team of Tanzania, nicknamed Taifa Stars, also use the National Stadium for home games. In 2010, they played their first game at the venue in front of a capacity crowd. 60,000 people attended the match, which Tanzania lost against the national football team of the Côte d’Ivoire. Didier Drogba, one of the first athletes with 1 million followers on his main social media page, scored the only goal of the match. He played several FIFA World Cup matches for the Côte d’Ivoire.

© Kazungu Mhangwa

© Kazungu Mhangwa


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