Pavilhão da Cidadela

Pavilhão da Cidadela is an Angolan indoor sporting arena located in Luanda, Angola. The capacity of the arena is 6,873 people. It is used to host the Atlético Petróleos Luanda and formerly of the Angola national basketball team before the appearance of Pavilhão Multiusos do Kilamba.

Pavilhão da Cidadela
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LocationComplexo Desportivo da Cidadela
Luanda
Coordinates8°49′34″S 13°15′19″E / 8.826019°S 13.255271°E / -8.826019; 13.255271Coordinates: 8°49′34″S 13°15′19″E / 8.826019°S 13.255271°E / -8.826019; 13.255271
OwnerState-owned
Capacity6,873
SurfaceHardwood
ScoreboardElectronic
Tenants
Petro de Luanda

2013 stampedeEdit

The Pavilhão da Cidadela was the site of a deadly stampede on 1 January 2013 during a New Year vigil for believers of the Igreja Universal do Reino de Deus, which killed 10 people and injured over 120 more.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Angola vigil crush at Luanda stadium kills 10". BBC News.