Stade El Massira
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Stade El Massira – stadium description
Safi’s largest stadium lies near the center. It was opened in early 1940s and to date had only minor upgrades, like floodlights or the latest addition – synthetic turf in 2011.
The single-tiered stands offer moderate viewing comfort with low height of the stadium, high fences and athletic layout. Still, it’s often packed to capacity by fans of Olympique, who argue they need a bigger ground. Local ultras occupy the south-eastern curve, while away section is located in the south-west side.
The stadium’s name means Green March Stadium and was adapted in 1970s, after the 1975 Green March. Moroccan citizens crossed the border with West Sahara in a peaceful march then.