CAF Clears Tycoon Hamis Kiggundu’s Multibillion Nakivubo Stadium To Host AFCON 2027 Games

CAF Clears Tycoon Hamis Kiggundu’s Multibillion Nakivubo Stadium To Host AFCON 2027 Games

By Spy Uganda

Nakivubo Stadium, which is currently being renovated by businessman Hamis Kiggundu (Ham), has been approved by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to host matches for the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).Now This is a great achievement for Uganda, which will co-host the tournament with Kenya and Tanzania.

The announcement was made on Wednesday by CAF, noting that the East Africa Pamoja consortium, comprising Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania, qualified to host the 2027 AFCON competitions.

CAF President Patrice Motsepe said that the three countries beat other contenders such as South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, and Senegal and according to sources, CAF’s decision was triggered by the beauty of the sports infrastructure they found in Uganda including tycoon Hamis Kiggundu’s mighty Nakivubo stadium.

Nakivubo Stadium Nearing Completion

The tournament will require six stadiums to accommodate the 24 participating teams. Among these stadiums, two must have a seating capacity of 40,000, two with a capacity of 20,000, and two with a capacity of 15,000

Nakivubo stadium that had a capacity of 30,000 people, after the 2013 renovations prior to the ongoing renovations, is expected to have a capacity of 35,000 people upon completion and as we report, the construction management says that from a realistic and reasonable point of view this is not just a stadium but a legacy and clear illustration to all Ugandans that if Uganda is to develop it’s our a responsibility for everyone.

See The Status Of The Stadium In Full Pictorial Below an accessible web community

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