- Address: Boulevard des Jardiniers, Nice
- Country: French Republic
- Capacity: 36,000
- Opened: 22 September 2013
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: OGC Nice (football)
Extra stadium info – Allianz Riviera
The construction costs of the stadium named Allianz Riviera were €245 million. It opened with a football match between OGC Nice and Valenciennes FC. The home side won the game 4-0 in front of 34,000 fans. The Allianz Riviera became a venue for several events, like concerts, football and rugby union. Several world famous artists performed at the stadium.
The 2016 UEFA European Football Championship
The Allianz Riviera hosted 2016 UEFA European Football Championship matches of the national football teams of Belgium, England, Iceland, Northern Ireland, Poland, Spain, Sweden and Türkiye. The first 2016 UEFA European Football Championship game at the Allianz Riviera took place on 12 June 2016. Poland won the game against Northern Ireland 1-0. Arkadiusz Krystian Milik scored the only goal of the match, which attracted a crowd of 33,000.
The 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup
The Allianz Riviera hosted 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup matches of the national football teams of Australia, the French Republic, Japan, Norway, Sweden and Thailand. The stadium’s first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup game took place on 9 June 2019. The women’s national football team of England won the match after beating Scotland 2-1 in front of 13,000 people.
Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice Côte d’Azur, one of the first French sports clubs with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, use the Allianz Riviera for home games. The club was founded in 1904. They won the football championship of the French Republic, commonly known as France, four times in the 1950s. Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice Côte d’Azur won the French cup tournament several times. In 1952, they won the French cup tournament for the first time in their history. OGC Nice won the title after beating the Girondins de Bordeaux 5-3.