The African Champions League is an annual football club competition organized by the Confederation of African Football and contested by top-division African clubs.
In this article, we will have a look at the stadiums that will host the group stage of the 2023-2024 tournament.
African Champions League 2023-2024 Stadiums
The Cairo International Stadium opened in 1960 and has a capacity of 75,000. The stadium serves as the home to Al Ahly which is the most successful team in the competition with 11 titles.
The biggest stadium in Tunisia with a capacity of 60,000 is the Hammadi Agrebi Stadium. It is the home of Espérance Sportive de Tunis. The club has won the title 4 times. It will also be used by the Tunisian champions Étoile Sportive du Sahel. The club has won 1 African Champions League title.
The Loftus Versfeld Stadium opened in 1923 and can hold 51,700 spectators. It hosted games for the 2010 FIFA World Cup and now serves as the home to the South African champions, Mamelodi Sundowns F.C. The club has won the 2016 African Champions League.
The 30 June Stadium opened in 2012 and has a capacity of 30,000. It is the home of the Egyptian Premier League runners-up, Pyramids FC. The club will play in the Champions League for the first time in its history.
The Mohammed V Stadium opened in 1955 and has a capacity of 46,000. It is the home stadium of Wydad Casablanca. The club has won the African Champions League 3 times.
The Stade TP Mazembe opened in 2010 and can hold 18,500 people. It is the home of the Congolese champions, TP Mazembe. The club has won the African Champions League 5 times.
The Stade de la Capitale will be used by the Mautitanian champions, FC Nouadhibou for their 1st appearance in the group stage of the African Champions League. It opened in 1969 and has a capacity of 8,200.
The Tanzania National Main Stadium is the biggest facility in the country with a capacity of 60,590. It serves as the home to Simba SC. It is also the home of the country’s champions, Young Africans S.C.
The Felix Houphouet Boigny Stadium opened in 1964 and can hold 50,000 people. It will be used by the Ivory Coast Champions, ASEC Mimosas. The club has won the 1998 African Champions League.
The Botswana National Stadium opened in 1966 and can hold 25,000 people. It will be used by the Botswana champions, Jwaneng Galaxy F.C.
The biggest stadium in Angola with a capacity of 48,500 is the Estádio 11 de Novembro. It is the home of the Angolese champions, Petro de Luanda.
The Osman Ahmed Osman Stadium is located in Egypt and will be used by the Sudanese champions Al-Hilal Club. The club has lost two African Champions League finals, in 1987 and in 1992.
The 5 July 1962 Stadium is the biggest in Algeria with a capacity of 64,200. It will be used by the country’s champion CR Belouizdad.
The Cape Coast Sports Stadium opened in 2016 in Ghana and can hold 20,000 people. It will be used by the club Medeama S.C.