Stade Ahmadou Ahidjo

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Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium
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The stadium prior to kickoff of Cameroon cup final 2016
Full name Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium
Former names Stade Omnisports
Location Yaoundé, Cameroon
Operator FECAFOOT
Capacity 42,500
Surface Grass
Scoreboard Electronic
Construction
Opened 1972
Renovated 2016
Architect Arab contractors (2016 renovation)
Tenants
Canon Yaoundé
Tonnerre Yaoundé

Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon. It is used mostly for football matches and it also has athletics facilities. It was built in 1972. The stadium has been renovated in 2016 ahead of the African Women Cup of Nations tournament. It has a capacity of 42,500 seats.[1] It is the home stadium of Canon Yaoundé and Tonnerre Yaoundé.The stadium is also known as the home venue of the Cameroonian national football team, who drew the stadium's record attendance of 120,000 in a football match in the 1980s. [2]

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  • Photo at worldstadiums.com
  • Photos at fussballtempel.net

Coordinates: 3°53′7.8″N 11°32′25.9″E / 3.885500°N 11.540528°E / 3.885500; 11.540528