Barthélemy Boganda Stadium

Stade Barthélemy Boganda, in Bangui, is the national stadium of the Central African Republic. It is located at Complexe Sportif Barthélemy Boganda and it is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 20,000 people. It is named after the former president of the country, Barthélemy Boganda.

Stade Barthélemy Boganda
Stade Barthélemy Boganda is located in Central African Republic
Stade Barthélemy Boganda
Stade Barthélemy Boganda
Location within Central African Republic
LocationAvenue de France,
Bangui, Central African Republic
Coordinates4°22′28″N 18°33′51″E / 4.3744°N 18.5643°E / 4.3744; 18.5643
Capacity20,000[1] (50,000 maximum allowed for domestic football matches)
SurfaceGrass
OpenedDecember 2006[2]
Tenants
Central African Republic national football team

It was first constructed in 2003 by the Chinese company Complan,[2] it first started on 16 June 2006 and completed on 30 December by president François Bozizé[3]

The stadium is home to one of several popular clubs in the country including AS Tempête Mocaf

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Central African Republic on worldstadiums.com
  2. ^ a b http://china.aiddata.org/projects/352?iframe=y
  3. ^ "Un vrai stade à Bangui" [The Right Stadium in Bangui] (in French). RFI. 31 December 2006.

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Coordinates: 4°22′27.9″N 18°33′51.8″E / 4.374417°N 18.564389°E / 4.374417; 18.564389