Sani Abacha Stadium

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Sani Abacha Stadium
Location Kano, Nigeria
Coordinates 11°59′59″N 8°31′45″E / 11.99972°N 8.52917°E / 11.99972; 8.52917Coordinates: 11°59′59″N 8°31′45″E / 11.99972°N 8.52917°E / 11.99972; 8.52917
Owner Nigerian Government
Capacity 16,000[1][2]
Surface Grass
Opened 1998
Kano Pillars

Sani Abacha Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kano, Kano State, Nigeria. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Kano Pillars F.C.. The stadium has a capacity of 16,000. It is named after deceased former military dictator Sani Abacha. It hosted several international competitions including the 2000 African Cup of Nations and the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup.


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