les stades de la CAN 2021 Cameroun
After the withdrawal of CAN 2019 at 237 on November 30, 2018, due in particular to delays in infrastructural and security fields, the country intends to complete the pending work and affirms to be ready to host the competition for 2021.
To this end, here are the seven stadiums likely to host this great African sporting event:
1- Olembé Stadium (Paul Biya Stadium), Yaounde
Capacity : 60,000
Construction cost : 163 billion Fcfa
Built in 2016 in a suburb of Yaoundé 13 kilometers from the urban center by the Italian group Piccini, the Olembé stadium (Stade Paul Biya de Olembé) cost 163 billion CFA francs. Opened in 2019 for the CAN 2021, it has a capacity of 60,000 places.
2- Japoma Stadium, Douala
Capacity : 50,000
Construction cost : 140 billion Fcfa
It is a stadium erected in the heart of a multisports complex in Japoma in the Littoral. It is the Turkish group YENIGUN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY, to the tune of 200 billion, which will lead the work on this infrastructure from 2016 to 2019, with a view to the next African football competition that Cameroon will organize. Its capacity, 50,000 seats.
3- Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium, Yaounde
Capacity : 40,122
Renovation : 26 billion Fcfa (2015-2016)
Built in 1972, the Ahmadou Ahidjo sports stadium, also called the Mfandena basin, was recently renovated in 2015/2016 at a total cost of CFA 26 billion. 40,122 capacity seats, it is located in Yaoundé in the Omnisports district which bears its name.
4- Reunification Stadium (Omnisports Bépanda)
Capacity : 39,000
With 39,000 seats, “Bépanda Omnisports” was built from 1970 to 1971 by ATAUB Architects and renovated in 2018 by MAGIL CONSTRUCTION CORPORATION, a Canadian construction firm, with the aim of once again hosting the CAN 2021.
5- Roumdé Adjia Stadium, Garoua
Capacity : 25,000
Located in the district from which it bears its name in Garoua, this playground, built in 1978, has 25,000 places. Renovated in 2018 for the CAN 2021, it now looks great thanks to the Portuguese company MOTA-ENGIL AFRICA.
6- Limbé stadium
Capacity : 20,000
The Limbé stadium was built from 2009 to 2012. It was officially opened in 2014. Work of the Chinese company CHINA NATIONAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT IMPORT AND EXPORT, it has 20,000 seats and meets new FIFA standards.
7- Kouekong Stadium, Bafoussam
Capacity : 20,000
Saturday April 30, 2016 is the date of its inauguration by the Cameroonian State. It is a stadium with conventional standards built in 2015 and with a capacity of 20,000 seats. It was also a turnkey project for the Chinese company CHINA NATIONAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT IMPORT AND EXPORT.