OGC Nice

Short history

The Allianz Riviera is a multi-use stadium in Nice, France and host of OGC Nice. The stadium has a capacity of 35,624 people and replaces the former stadium Stade Municipal du Ray. Construction started in 2011 and was completed two years later. The stadium's opening was on September 22, 2013 (match between OGC Nice and Valenciennes).

The stadium was originally planned to be completed by 2007. However, construction was halted the year before, because of concerns related to the future cost of the structure. The project was revived as part of France's ultimately succesful bid to host UEFA Euro 2016.

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