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Check Out The 10 Biggest Stadiums In Africa

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Big continent, big stadiums! Myfabulousonline.com’s editor, Michael Duah has decided to check out the biggest football arenas in Africa as fans slowly come back where they belong.

The mega venues include stadiums in East Africa’s Ethiopia, South Africa and right up North in Egypt – with capacities ranging from over 60 000 spectators to nearly 100 000 fans in one monster construction.

Six of the 10 biggest stadiums in Africa all fall within 60 000 to just under 70 000 fan capacities, while the rest take from around 74 000 to just under 100 000.

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South Africa, Egypt and Morocco are the only three nations with two stadiums in the top 10 list, while DR Congo is the only feature in the central area of the continent.

Other ultra venues on the list are located in Algeria and Libya.

The biggest venue is the FNB Stadium in South Africa’s Johannesburg. It has an enormous capacity of 94 736 and was the famous venue for the 2010 FIFA World Cup opening ceremony, opening game between Bafana Bafana and Mexico, as well as the final when Spain beat the Netherlands to become world champions.

10) Bahir Dar Stadium (Ethiopia) – 60 500 capacity

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9) Ellis Park Stadium (South Africa) – 62 567 capacity

8) June 11 Stadium (Libya) – 65 000 capacity

7) Stade Moulay Abdellah (Morocco) – 65 000 capacity

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6) Stade 5 Juillet 1962 (Algeria) – 66 000 capacity, plans to extend to 80 000

5) Stade Mohamed V (Morocco) – 67 000 capacity

4) Cairo International Stadium (Egypt) – 74 100 capacity

3) Stade des Martyrs (DR Congo) – 80 000 capacity

2) Borg El Arab Stadium (Egypt) – 86 000 capacity

1) FNB Stadium (South Africa) – 94 736 capacity

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