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Some Of The World-class Football Stadiums In Nigeria

Nigeria can now boast of a couple of world-class football stadiums in the country. Over the years, there were no world-class football stadiums in the whole of Africa. But things are changing for the better in Africa, especially Nigeria.

In this article, we shall be taking a look at five world-class football stadiums in Nigeria. These stadiums can be compared to those in the European countries.

1. Mko Abiola Stadium.

This stadium was formerly known as Abuja national stadium, it has 60,491 sitting capacity, it was renamed by President Buhari as a way of honoring the late national hero, MKO Abiola. It is a world-class stadium which has a beautiful cover over its pavilions.

2. Ozoro polytechnic stadium in Delta State.

Ozoro polytechnic stadium is one of the most beautiful stadiums in the country. It can hold 14000 spectators comfortably. It is a stadium with a world-class pitch.

3. Teslim Balogun Stadiums.

This stadium is located in Lagos, it has been renovated severally. It has a capacity of 24,325 seaters, but presently it has no covers on its pavilions. It still remains one of the best stadiums in the country.

4. Stephen Keshi Stadium.

This stadium was named after a National hero, Stephen Keshi, who won the last Nations'Cup for Nigeria in 2013. The stadium has a capacity of 22,000 sitting capacity.

5. Godswill Akpabio International Stadium.

This stadium was built by the former governor, Godswill Akpabio. This is one of the best stadiums in Nigeria, that's, if not the best. It can comfortably accommodate 30,000 spectators.

With the increasing number of world-class stadiums in the country, Nigeria will be hosting the world cup sooner than expected.

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