- Address: Talatona
- Country: Angola
- Capacity: 48,000
- Opened: 27 December 2009
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Atlético Petróleos de Luanda (football)
Extra stadium info – Estádio Nacional 11 de Novembro
The construction of the stadium started in 2008. It became one of the venues used by the national football team of Angola, nicknamed Palancas Negras. In 2006, they made their debut in the prestigious FIFA World Cup. Angola faced the Portuguese Republic, commonly known as Portugal, in their FIFA World Cup debut. In 2018, several people were killed in a stampede at the Estádio Nacional 11 de Novembro. The stadium disaster occured after a game between two football clubs, which took place in front of tens of thousands of spectators.
The Africa Cup of Nations
The national football teams of Algeria, Angola, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Malawi and Mali played at the Estádio Nacional 11 de Novembro during the group stage of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006. That year, the venue hosted a quarter-final and a semi-final for the African championship for national football teams. Ghana defeated Angola in the quarter-final. They also won the semi-final after beating Nigeria. Asamoah Gyan scored for Ghana in the quarter-final and also in the semi-final. On 31 January 2010, the Estádio Nacional 11 de Novembro hosted its first-ever final for the Africa Cup of Nations. The national football team of Egypt won the final after defeating Ghana. Mohamed Nagy Ismail Afash scored the only goal in the final, which took place in front of a capacity crowd.
Atlético Petróleos de Luanda
Atlético Petróleos de Luanda use the Estádio Nacional 11 de Novembro for home matches. The football club was founded in 1980. In 1982, they were crowned Angolan football champions for the first time in their history. Atlético Petróleos de Luanda won 14 of the 26 league games during that football season. Nine of those 26 games ended in a draw. Atlético Petróleos de Luanda won the top-flight football league of Angola 11 times in the 20th century.