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International Cairo Stadium

History

The Cairo International Stadium is the first of its kind with Olympic standards in the Middle East and Africa. It is located in the Nasr City area of ​​northeast Cairo. It was designed by the German architect Werner Mars, the same architect who designed the Olympic Stadium in Berlin, 1936, completed in 1960 and inaugurated by the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser at the July Revolution celebrations of the same year. The stadium is located 10 km from Cairo International Airport and 30 km from downtown Cairo. ...

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International tribute to the opening ceremony of the nations of Africa 26/06/2019 | 09:44 AM
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International sites and newspapers highlighted the opening ceremony of the 2019 African Cup of Nations at the Cairo International Stadium, after the dazzling appearance of the concert and the great success achieved. The British Guardian newspaper described the opening ceremony at the Cairo Stadium as "amazing": "In a dark climate and a land lit up by three huge pyramids, and thousands of mobile phones eagerly transmitting the event through social networking sites, it is indeed a surprise party" . "The topography of Egypt and its features appeared wonderfully on the huge cloth that ran along the length of the stadium and became covered in color to make a great show." The newspaper also talked about the performance of the Pharaohs technically and explained that the Egyptian team needs to appear better if he wants to win the championship for the eighth time in its history. The Daily Mail newspaper said: "Africa tastes the flavor of the pharaohs" by commenting on the opening ceremony, which featured a Pharaonic fashion show. The newspaper also highlighted the presence of 70,000 spectators in the stands. For its part, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the opening ceremony of the African Nations Cup, is amazing, especially in light of the special reviews. In a report on its African Cup of Nations website, the commission said the start was perfect for Egypt's victory over Zimbabwe. The British newspaper "Mirror" praised the ceremony and explained that Mahmoud Trezeguet, the player of Qasim Pasha, was the Egyptian champion in the match, after the spectacular ceremony at the Cairo Stadium. The Plesher Report, through its social networking site, posted photos of the opening ceremony The opening of the tournament also caught the attention of the Spanish press. The newspaper «Marka», that the Egyptian team achieved a good start in the African Nations Cup by winning a victory over Zimbabwe with a goal came through Mahmoud Trezeguet in a wonderful technical way. While the newspaper «Mundo Deportivo» that Egypt dazzled the world with the opening ceremony, and achieved a deserved victory in the opening game of the championship. Zimbabwe's Sibanda saved his country from a heavy defeat after suffering a host of offensive opportunities, especially by Liverpool's Mohamed Salah. While the AS newspaper described the opening ceremony at the Cairo International Stadium as "impressive", saying it was fitting for the historic version of the tournament, which will see the participation of 24 teams for the first time.

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