Top 20 Most Expensive Sports Stadiums In Africa

Contrary to predictions that stadiums will get cheaper by the day, we are beginning to see Stadiums continuing to get more and more expensive as the number of spectators and audiences increase in number. When you start to look around at these magnificent venues, one question that always keep popping up is: how much did it cost to build these things? Well, let’s take a look at the 20 Most Expensive Stadiums In Africa today. I bet Number 1. on the list will leave your jaw dropping


Construction Cost: $50 million

Country: Libya

Capacity: 88,000

The June 11 Stadium, named in reference to the date of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Libya, June 11, 1970, is a multi-purpose stadium in Tripoli, Libya. At 88,000 capacity, it is one of the largest stadiums in Africa. It is the home of the Libyan national football team, used during FIFA World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifying matches as well as friendlies and other international games.


Construction Cost: $50 million

Country: Gabon

Capacity: 40,000

The Stade d’Angondjé, also known as Stade de l’Amitie (Friendship Stadium) is a stadium in Angondjé, a suburb of Libreville in Gabon. It was one of four stadiums to be used for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, it hosted the competitions final and was built on a 30-hectare area by the Chinese company Shanghai Construction Group.


Construction Cost: $56 million

Country: Tanzania

Capacity: 60,000

Constructed by the Bejing Construction Engineering Company Limited, this stadium was opened in 2007 in Da-res-Saleem, Tanzania and is named after the country’s third president, Benjamin William Mkapa. Although it is a multi-purpose stadium, it mainly plays host to football, it is the country’s national team ground.


Construction Cost: $65 million

Country: Zambia

Capacity: 49,800

Levy Mwanawasa was the third President of Zambia, who served from 2002 to his death in 2008. The multi-purpose Levy Mwanawasa stadium in Ndola, was named in his honour. It is used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 49,800 people.