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See 10 popular Stadiums In Europe that Akwa Ibom State Stadium is bigger than

The Godswill Akpabio International Stadium (formerly called Akwa Ibom International Stadium) is an all seater national sport Stadium located in Uyo, the urban center of Akwa Ibom. The Stadium is the home of the Nigerian Super Eagles and as a middle for varied social, cultural and spiritual events. 

The contract for the construction of the Akwa Ibom International stadium was awarded to Julius Berger in 2012 and completed in 2014The 30,000 seater ultra modern multipurpose sports complex was modeled after Allianz Arena.

Here are some photos of Akwa Ibom stadium.

Stadiums in Africa tend to be smaller and less attractive compared to those in Europe, but since the completion of the Akwa Ibom stadium in Nigeria with capacity of over 30,000. It has come to my notice that some so called European stadiums don't have up to this capacity.

So I will be listing the stadiums for you to see.


Carrow Road – Capacity: 27,244

Carrow Road is the third stadium that Norwich City has used after “The Nest” and Newmarket Road. Uniquely, this Premier League stadium was built in just 82 days, however, it has been expanded and upgraded several times. Carrow Road is a British sports stadium in Norwich, England. It is home to the Norwich town soccer Club. The arena is found on Carrow road and is known as once the road. The arena was designed by Norwich town in 1935. The development took only 82 daysThere has been a lot of work done to Carrow Road since 1935. Since 1990 the stadium has been an all-seater. The ground can accommodate 27,244 today and the record attendance is presently 27,091.

AFC bournemouth

Dean Court- Capacity: 11,329.

Dean Court is the smallest Premier league Stadium utilized in England top flight. The arena is called the Vitality Stadium. Though the terms of the contract were not disclosed, AFC Bournemouth referred to as "One of the Club's most significant sponsorship prime support deals". The Club and Premier League manager Eddie Howe have declared their intentions to create a new stadium with larger capacity. 


Vicarage Road – Capacity: 20,400

Vicarage road has no title sponsor. They have been increasing the capacity slowly since the early 1990s stand at a time, until the most recently completed Sir Elton John Stand competed in December 2014. In mid-2015, the club declared that around 1000 further seats had been added to Sir Elton John stand. The chairman explained that the club was work doable extensions to 25,000 and 30,000.   


Turf Moor – Capacity: 21,944

Turf Moor has a motivating story that accompanies it. Turf Moor is the longest used space of ​​all 49 teams that have contend within the Premier League. The club had cancelled many enlargement plans once increasing and down between the Premier League and also the Champions League. Though the club has not had any major development plans up till now.

Crystal Palace

Selhurst Park – Capacity: 26,074

Selhurst Park is part of the multitude of stadiums in/near London. The stadium and the land were separately owned until the dissolution of the Rock Group in 2009. There had been a discussion about moving to a former home, but serious concerns from fans and city council have jeopardized those. Crystal Palace has received tentative approval for an expansion to about 34,000


Capacity: 17,700

Estadio Coliseum Alfonso Pérez is the home stadium of Getafe CF, replacing the formerly used Estadio de las Margaritas in 1998, giving the club it’s current capacity of 17,700. Getafe president Ángel Torres recently wanted to upgrade the coliseum’s facilities but poor crowd averages have put this potential development on hold.It has a capacity of 17,793 people, with an average attendance of 10,579 (62.2%) in the 2009/10 season and 9,072 in the 2010/11 season. In the west stand a roof was installed, covering almost all of the stand in order to protect fans from inclement weather. In recent years the average attendance at the Coliseum barely exceeds 9,000 fans.


Capacity :22,000

Estadio de la Ceramica formerly El Madrigal is a football stadium and home of La Liga side Villarreal CF. Although the stadium only has 22,000 seats, this is half of the population of the city which is testament to the strong local support. In 2005, the stadium was renovated for the clubs entry into Champions League



Campo de Fútbol de Mendizorroza or Estadio Mendizorroza is the home ground of Segunda División staple Deportivo Alavés. Opened in 1924 and contains a capacity of 19,840 people, and is found within the town of Vitoria-Gasteiz within the Basque Country.


Capacity: 5250

Estadio Municipal de Ipurúa is a multi-purpose stadium located in the northern Spanish city and municipality of Eibar. Home to local team SD Eibar since opening in 1947, the 5,250 capacity ground is primarily used for football matches with the most recent renovations occurring between 1998-2001.


Capacity: 9286

Estadi Montilivi is a multi-purpose sports stadium located in north-eastern city of Girona located in the famous Spanish province of Catalonia. First opened back in 1970, the 9,286 capacity ground is home to regular Segunda División team Girona Futbol Club, S.A.D.

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