Adey Abeba Stadium Construction

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Chinese State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd (CSCEC) on Tuesday signed an agreement for the construction of a new 60,000-seat stadium, which will be named Adey Abeba.

Youth and Sports Minister Redwan Hussien said that the government has allocated a budget of 2.47 billion birr (US$12 million) for the first phase of construction.

Construction work is expected to start next month and will provide employment opportunity for 2,000 workers.