Stade des Martyrs of Pentecost, also known as simply Stade des Martyrs and formerly known as Stade Kamanyola is a national stadium located in the town of Lingwala in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is mainly used for football matches and has organised many concerts and athletics competitions.
It is the home stadium of the National Team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and he AS Vita Club and DC Motema Pembe of Championship Democratic Republic of the Congo football. The stadium has a capacity of 80,000, but crowds can sometimes reach 100,000 for some matches.
13 October 2002 Stade des Martyrs, DR Congo Botswana 1–0 2–0 2004 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier 2. 16 August 2005 Stade Yves-du-Manoir, France Guinea 2–1 3–1 Friendly 3. 29 April 2007 Stade des Martyrs, DR Congo Ethiopia 2–0 2–0 2008 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier 5 ...
... The Stade des Martyrs was first called Stade Kamanyola at the time of Zaire ... It replaced the former National Stadium, the Stade Tata Raphael ... In 1997, the stadium was renamed to the Stade des Martyrs de la Pentecote in honour of Jerome Anany, Emmanuel Bamba, Alexandre Mahamba, and Evariste Kimba, who were hanged on June 1966 on the ...
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