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Stade du 28 Septembre

Stade 28 Septembre is a multi-purpose stadium in Conakry, Guinea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 25,000 people.

In an attempt to host the 2016 African Cup of Nations (ANC), or Coupe d'Afrique des Nations (CAN) in French, proposals have been made to upgrade or reconstruct the 28 September Stadium to an all seater capacity of 75,000–80,000 people. Currently, a new all seater national stadium, with a capacity of 50,000–55,000, is being constructed in Nongo near Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea.


  • Events 1
  • Name 2
  • 28 September protest 3
  • References 4



The Stadium gets its name from 28 September. The day Guinea famously voted NO in the French referendum, which ultimately led to the political independence of Guinea on 2 October 1958. Guinea-Conakry (formerly French Guinea) is the first former French colony in Sub-Saharan Africa to attain political independence.

28 September protest

On 28 September 2009 opposition party members demonstrated in the Stade du 28 Septembre, demanding that Guinean president Captain

  1. ^ "ICC prosecutor to examine Guinea killings". Reuters. 16 October 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2009. 
  2. ^ Adam Nossiter (6 October 2009). "U.S. Envoy Protests Violence in Guinea". New York Times. Retrieved 15 October 2009. 
  3. ^ "French told to quit unsafe Guinea". BBC News. 16 October 2009. Retrieved 15 October 2009. 


[3] has asked for Camara's resignation.African Union is currently investigating the incident and the International Criminal Court The [2]

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