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 nameAhmadou Ahidjo Stadium
Former namesStade Omnisports
LocationYaoundé, Cameroon
Coordinates3°53′7.8″N 11°32′25.9″E / 3.885500°N 11.540528°E / 3.885500; 11.540528Coordinates: 3°53′7.8″N 11°32′25.9″E / 3.885500°N 11.540528°E / 3.885500; 11.540528
OperatorFECAFOOT
Capacity42,500
SurfaceGrass
ScoreboardElectronic
Construction
Opened1972
Renovated2016
ArchitectArab contractors (2016 renovation)
Tenants
Canon Yaoundé
Tonnerre Yaoundé
Cameroon national football team

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nigeria beat Cameroon to win the 2016 women's Africa Cup of Nations".
  2. ^ https://www.11v11.com/teams/cameroon/tab/stats/option/attendances/

External links[edit]

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