- Address: Rue Ali Abderrazak, Casablanca
- Country: Morocco
- Capacity: 45,000
- Opened: 6 March 1955
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Raja (football), Wydad (football)
Extra stadium info – Stade Mohammed V
The stadium is also known as a venue for athletics. It was named after Marcellin Cerdan, a boxer who died in an airplane crash in 1949. The venue is currently named after a former ruler of Morocco. In 1988, the stadium hosted its first-ever final of the African championship for national football teams. The final was won by Cameroon after defeating Nigeria 1-0. Emmanuel Jérôme Kundé scored the only goal of the match. He played for the French side Stade de Reims. In 1956, the French side faced Real Madrid from Spain in the inaugural edition of the European championship for football clubs.
The national football team of Morocco
The national football team of Morocco played numerous matches at the Stade Mohammed V. They played their first-ever FIFA World Cup games in 1970. The matches took place in the United Mexican States, commonly known as Mexico. The national football team of Morocco lost their three 1970 FIFA World Cup matches. In 1976, Morocco were crowned African football champions for the first time in their history.
Raja Club Athletic and Wydad Athletic Club
Raja and Wydad, the first Moroccan sports clubs with 1 million followers on their main social media page, use the venue for home games. Raja Club Athletic were crowned African football champions in 1989 for the first time in their history. Their arch-rivals Wydad Athletic Club won their first African championship title in 1992. In 2013, Raja became the first football club from Morocco in a FIFA Club World Cup final. They lost the world championship match against the German side FC Bayern München. The final was played in Morocco in front of 37,000 fans. Raja reached the final after beating the Brazilian side Clube Atlético Mineiro and Bayern München reached the final after defeating the Chinese club which is currently known as Guangzhou FC.