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Top 10 Largest Stadiums in Africa

2) Borg El Arab Stadium – Capacity: 86,000

The second largest in Africa, Borg El Arab Stadium is located in the Mediterranean Sea resort of Borg el Arab; 50 km west of Alexandria, Egypt. It has a capacity of 86,000. The fence surrounding the stadium is 3km long. It has various facilities aside sporting facilities such as an airstrip, health centers, elevators for both handicapped and normal persons, cabinets for broadcasters, cafeterias, etc.

Borg El Arab Stadium

1) FNB Stadium (Soccer City) – Capacity: 94,736

This “African pot” looking stadium is located in Nasrec, bordering the Soweto area of Johannesburg, South Africa. The stadium underwent a massive renovation with a whopping R1.5 billion in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. It is the largest stadium in Africa with a capacity of 94,736. The stadium was the site of Nelson Mandela’s first speech in Johannesburg after his release from prison in 1990. A memorial service of the late Mandela was also held in this stadium.

FNB Stadium

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