Sport in Africa has over the years taken a new dimension and now we have much investment directed towards it which leads us to the top largest stadiums in Africa.
Stadiums serve a whole lot of purposes be it outdoor sports, concerts, and events, it has a structure in which spectators can conveniently sit and at the same time watch what is going on.
There have been some arguments on which stadium is the largest in Africa and when talking about large it means a wide space will be utilized considering the number of spectators intended to accommodate.
In this sense, we will be taking the seating capacity and standing areas in total, never forget stadiums are convertible based on the kind of events that will take place there.
For this, we will exclude temporary seating or standing space like spaces for concerts or crusades.
On this list we have excluded the inactive parts of the stadiums, race tracks, closed areas and so on, we are going to base this on the number of sitting spectators.
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The 20 Largest Stadiums in Africa
Below is a table showing the top biggest stadiums in Africa:
|1.||FNB Stadium||South Africa||94,736|
|2.||Borg El Arab Stadium||Egypt||86,000|
|3.||Stade des Martyrs||Democratic Republic of the Congo||80,000|
|4.||Cairo International Stadium||Egypt||74,100|
|5.||Stade Mohammed V||Morocco||67,000|
|7.||Stade 5 Juillet||Algeria||64,000|
|8.||Ellis Park Stadium||South Africa||62,567|
|10.||Stade 7 November||Tunisia||60,000|
|11.||Stade National de la Côte d’Ivoire||Ivory Coast||60,000|
|12.||Stade Municipal de Kintélé||Republic of the Congo||60,000|
|13.||Bahir Dar Stadium||Ethiopia||60,000|
|15.||Stade Leopold Senghor||Senegal||60,000|
|16.||Moi International Sports Centre||Kenya||60,000|
|17.||Heroes National Stadium||Zambia||60,000|
|18.||National Sports Stadium||Zimbabwe||60,000|
|19.||Odi Stadium||South Africa||60,000|
|20.||Mmabatho Stadium||South Africa||59,000|