Tripoli Stadium

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Tripoli Stadium
Al Ittihad Fans at the stadium during the Libyan Super Cup
Former names June 11 Stadium
Location Tripoli, Libya
Capacity 80,000
Field size 72 metres (79 yd) by 107 metres (117 yd)[1]
Surface Grass
Opened 1970
Tenants
Libya national football team
Alahly Tripoli S.C
Alittihad S.C
Almadina S.C

The Tripoli Stadium (Arabic: ملعب طرابلس‎) is a multi-purpose stadium in Tripoli, Libya. It can hold 80,000 spectators.

It is the main venue used by the Libyan national football team in its FIFA World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifying matches as well as friendlies and other international games.

Tripoli Stadium

The stadium hosted many games of the 1982 African Cup of Nations held in Libya along with the 28 March Stadium in Benghazi; it was the venue for the final between Ghana and Libya. It hosted the 2002 Italian Supercup between Juventus and Parma, which Juventus won, 2–1.

Its name is a reference to the date of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Libya, June 11, 1970.

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Coordinates: 32°51′35.53″N 13°8′9.16″E / 32.8598694°N 13.1358778°E / 32.8598694; 13.1358778

Preceded by
National Stadium
Lagos
African Cup of Nations
Final Venue

1982
Succeeded by
Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny
Abidjan