Stade Bouaké

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The stadium during reconstruction.

Stade Bouaké is a multi-use stadium in Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 35,000 people. Along with Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny, it was constructed for the 1984 African Nations Cup. It is the second largest stadium in the country after Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny (which holds 50,000 spectators). The reconstruction of this stadium was the first step for the reconstruction and redevelopment of all the stadia in the Ivory Coast

Shape[edit]

The stadium measures 119x73 (yards), and was constructed in an oval shape.

Users[edit]

The club is the home of ASC Bouaké and Alliance Bouaké

Black Period[edit]

During the Ivorian Crisis (October 2002 - March 2007), all sports activities were banned from being played in the stadium. The stadium was deserted because of the occupation of Forces Novelles

Coordinates: 7°40′58″N 5°2′41″W / 7.68278°N 5.04472°W / 7.68278; -5.04472