Address: Egypt, Amreya 1, Alexandria,
Opened: 2009
Capacity: 86000
phone: +20974284646
Description: The Borg el-Arab Stadium, sometimes referred to as the Egyptian Army Stadium or El-Geish Stadium - Alexandria, is a stadium commissioned in 2005 in the Mediterranean Sea resort of Amreya; 25 km west of Alexandria, Egypt. It is the largest stadium in Egypt and the second largest in Africa (after FNB Stadium in Johannesburg) with a capacity of 86,000 and is an all-seater. It is also the 9th largest association football stadium in the world. It is located on the Cairo-Alexandria desert highway 10 km from Borg El Arab Airport and 15 km from Alexandria's city center. A running track runs around the pitch, and the ground has four floodlights. Only one stand is covered by a roof. Borg El Arab's main stands can accommodate for 86 thousand spectators on the upper and lower levels. While the exclusive VIP cabin has 22 seats, the terrace can accommodates for 300 spectators. The terrace and first class stand, which represents 35% of the total stadium seating capacity, are covered with a metal sunshade.