- Address: Angers
- Country: French Republic
- Capacity: 19,000
- Opened: 1912
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Angers SCO (football)
Extra stadium info – Stade Raymond-Kopa
The Stade Raymond-Kopa became the largest stadium by capacity in Maine-et-Loire. The venue was named Stade Jean-Bouin before it became the Stade Raymond-Kopa in 2017. It is named after a former player of Angers SCO, Stade de Reims and Real Madrid. He also played for the national football team of the French Republic. The French football legend won several European championship titles with the world famous Spanish side Real Madrid CF. Nicolas Pépé, who played numerous games for the national football team of the Côte d’Ivoire, also played for Angers SCO. In 2019, he was involved in one of the most expensive football transfers of the 2010s when he left the French club LOSC for the English club Arsenal.
In 1969, 22,000 people showed up for a football match between Angers SCO and Olympique de Marseille at the Stade Raymond-Kopa. It became a record attendance for the stadium. Angers SCO, the first sports club from Angers with 100,000 followers on its main social media page, was founded in 1919. They played their first-ever French top-flight football league matches in 1956. Angers SCO finished 11th place in their inaugural top-flight league season. They won 10 of the 34 league games during that football season. 11 matches ended in a draw. In 1957, Angers SCO reached the French cup final for the first time in their history. They lost the game. Eight football players scored in the cup final.