Adama, Ethiopia – The city of Adama is planning to build a new 80,000-seat stadium at a cost of 1.7 billion Birr ($82 million US), reported Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) President, Juneydi Basha on his twitter account.
Ethiopia is currently undergoing a major Stadium construction boom.
A new 30,000-seat stadium is under construction in Gambella at a cost of 375 million birr (Just over 18 million US$). Similar projects are underway in Mekelle, Awassa, Nekemte, Dire Dawa and Woldiya among others. The big one of course, is the much awaited Addis Ababa Stadium (Adey Abeba) and Olympic village project slated to be completed in a couple of years time, while the recently CAF ratified Bahr Dar Stadium has already started hosting international competitive games.