The big day arrived on Sunday with the inauguration of the Stade Allianz Riviera, the newest jewel in Nice’s sporting crown.

An afternoon of celebration and festivities marked the opening of the Allianz Riviera stadium in the Plaine du Var in Nice, followed by the first home match for OGC Nice in their new home.

For the record, Nice won 4-0, beating Valenciennes in a manner befitting the historic occasion.

The first home match for OGC Nice in the Allianz Riviera stadium

The Allianz Riviera Stadium in Nice opens

OGC Nice in action in the Allianz Riviera stadium

OGC Nice play their first home match in Allianz Riviera stadium

Sideline action from OGC Nice match in Allianz Riviera stade

Nice score a penalty at the Allianz Riviera stade

OGC Nice in action at Allianz Riviera

The new Stade Allianz Riviera in Nice

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Allianz Riviera
Boulevard des Jardiniers
06200 Nice

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All photographs © Mike Fiddler

 

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