Africans love sports, especially football. To prove this, lots of first class stadiums are built across the continent and these stadiums have contributed a great deal to the celebration of the round leather game in Africa.
In this write-up, you will be informed about the top 10 largest stadiums in Africa.
1. FNB Stadium
It is located in South Africa, Johannesburg to be precise. It can occupy up to 94,736 people at the same time. This is the factor that makes it the biggest in Africa and one of the biggest in the world. The stadium is operated by Stadium Management South Africa. It consists of up to 195 executive suites. Its surface is natural grass.
The stadium was first opened in 1989 and it as expanded to its present size in 2009. The construction cost the South African Government a to0tal of USD 440 million.
2.Borg El Arab Stadium
Its capacity is 86,000, making it the second largest stadium in Africa. It is located in Egypt in the city of Alexandria. Its surface is grass and it was first opened for use in 2007, a year after it was commissioned.
The stadium is the largest in Egypt and it is the 27th largest stadium in the world. It is located about 10 km from Borg El Arab Airport; that is, about 15 km from the center of the city. The stadium has up to 4 large floodlights and only one of the stands gets covered by a roof.
The whole stadium is fenced round and its parking space can occupy up to five thousand cars at the same time.