List of stadiums in Nigeria

This is a List of stadiums in Nigeria by capacity. It also includes the current team in each stadium. Onikan Stadium, Lagos is the oldest stadium in Nigeria.

ListEdit

Stadium Capacity Commissioned City State/Territory Tenant(s) Ref
Moshood Abiola National Stadium 60,491 2003 Abuja FCT [1]
Lagos National Stadium 55,000 1972 Lagos Lagos
Jos International Stadium 44,000 Jos Plateau [2][3]
Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium 38,000 2015 Port Harcourt Rivers
Muhammadu Dikko Stadium 35,000 2013 Katsina Katsina Katsina United F.C.
MKO Abiola Stadium 35,000 Abeokuta Ogun Gateway United F.C.
Jalingo City Stadium 30,000 2002 Jalingo Taraba Taraba FC
Liberation Stadium 30,000 Port Harcourt Rivers Dolphins F.C. [4][5]
Godswill Akpabio International Stadium 30,000 2014 Uyo Akwa Ibom Akwa United [6][7]
Obafemi Awolowo Stadium 25,000 Ibadan Oyo
Sani Abacha Stadium 25,000 1998 Kano Kano Kano Pillars F.C.
Teslim Balogun Stadium 24,325 2007 Surulere Lagos First Bank F.C.
City of David FC
Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium 22,000 Enugu Enugu Enugu Rangers
Stephen Keshi Stadium 22,000 2018 Asaba Delta
Gateway Stadium 20,000 Ijebu-Ode Ogun FC Ebedei
Aper Aku Stadium 20,000 Makurdi Benue Lobi Stars [8]
Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium 20,000 1983 Benin City Edo Bendel Insurance F.C. [9]
Warri Township Stadium 20,000 Warri Delta Warri Wolves F.C.
Kwara State Stadium 18,000 Ilorin Kwara Kwara United F.C.
ABS F.C.
Ahmadu Bello Stadium 16,000 1965 Kaduna Kaduna [10]
Enyimba International Stadium 16,000 Aba Abia Enyimba International F.C.
Sapele Stadium 16,000 Sapele Delta Bayelsa United F.C. [11]
U. J. Esuene Stadium 16,000 1977 Calabar Cross River Calabar Rovers
Hadejia Stadium 15,000 Hadejia Jigawa Jigawa Golden Stars F.C.
Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium 15,000 Bauchi Bauchi Wikki Tourists [12]
Rwang Pam Stadium 15,000 Jos Plateau Plateau United
JUTH F.C.
Mighty Jets
Ikpeazu Memorial Stadium 12,000 2009 Anambra Anambra Pillars F.C.
Anambra United F.C.
Pantami Stadium 12,000 Gombe Gombe United F.C. [13][14]
Ilaro Stadium 12,000 2008 Ilaro Ogun Gateway United F.C.
Abubakar Umar Memorial Stadium 10,000 Gombe Gombe Gombe United F.C. [15]
Akure Township Stadium 10,000 Akure Ondo Sunshine Stars F.C. [16]
Dan Anyiam Stadium 10,000 Imo Heartland F.C. [17]
El-Kanemi Stadium 10,000 Owerri Borno El-Kanemi Warriors
Lekan Salami Stadium 10,000 Ibadan Oyo Shooting Stars FC
Oshogbo Stadium 10,000 Osun Prime F.C.
Ranchers Bees Stadium 10,000 Kaduna Ranchers Bees
Sharks Stadium 10,000 Rivers Sharks F.C.
Zaria Township Stadium 10,000 Kaduna Kaduna United F.C.
Jay Jay Okocha Stadium 8,000 Delta Delta Force F.C.
Katsina Township Stadium 5,000 Katsina
Lafia Township Stadium 5,000 Nasarawa Nasarawa United
Minna Township Stadium 5,000 Niger Niger Tornadoes
Oghara Township Stadium 5,000 Bayelsa Ocean Boys F.C.
Bayelsa United
Old Parade Ground 5,000 FCT Abuja F.C.
Onikan Stadium 5,000 1930 Lagos Stationery Stores F.C.
First Bank F.C.
Julius Berger FC
Oyo Township Stadium 5,000 Oyo Atiba F.C.
Sardauna Memorial Stadium 5,000 Gusau Zamfara Zamfara United F.C.
Ughelli Township Stadium 5,000 2002 Delta Ocean Boys FC
Umuahia Township Stadium 5,000 Abia Abia Warriors F.C.
Abia Comets
Uyo Township Stadium 5,000 Akwa Ibom Akwa United F.C. [18]
Yenagoa Township Stadium 5,000 Bayelsa Ocean Boys FC
Bayelsa United
Kano Pillars Stadium Sabon Gari 26,000 Kano Kano Pillars
Agege Stadium 4,000 Lagos MFM FC

Bridge Boys F.C.
Pepsi Football Academy

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Gabros Stadium 3,000


Anambra Gabros International




ReferencesEdit

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