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Residents make way for new stadium in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The area between Bole Medhanialem and Imperial Hotel is being cleared to make way for the construction of a 60,000-seat stadium, estimated to cost 1.6 billion birr. Residents of the area, commonly known as “Chereqa Sefer”, have been relocated, as many houses had to be demolished for the construction. Many squatters […]

Designs for Five City Stadiums Complete

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Designs for Five City Stadiums Complete

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Addis Ababa City Administration Sport Commission received final designs for the five zonal stadiums to be built by 2015. Ultimate Plan Plc, which won the contract four months ago, has designed two 30,000-seat capacity and three 25,000-seat capacity stadiums, for a total fee of 1.8 million Br. The Commission will pick contractors […]

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Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria

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Borg El Arab Stadium, Alexandria

Borg El Arab Stadium is a must-see attraction for sports fans heading to Egypt. Situated in the coastal city of Borg El Arab, just 15km from Alexandria city centre, it is the largest stadium in Egypt and the 27th largest in the world. Boasting a capacity of 86,000, this all-seater stadium is used for major […]

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Sport Commission declares winner of new stadium design

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Federal Sport Commission on Tuesday officially declared the winner of the new architectural design of new stadium that it plans to build around Imperial Hotel. The winner of the design, JDAW and its engineers, disclosed the would-be built 60,000-seater stadium which is expected to cost an estimated 1.6 billion birr. […]

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