Ghana’s newly built multi-purpose sports stadium at Cape Coast will officially be commissioned on Tuesday, May 3, according to a Happy FM report attributed to Sports Minister, Nii Lantey Vanderpujye.
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The stadium is said to be equipped with some modern sports facilities comprising of a volleyball pitch, basketball and table tennis courts as well as a boxing hall. It also houses a fully furnished 21 hostel room.
The facility unlike many Ghanaian stadia which lack modern tartan tracks is equipped with one which will go a long way to whip up interest in local athletics.
The stadium was built by Chinese contractors, IPPR International Engineering Corporation and has a multi-purpose arena with a 18,000-seater capacity which cost US$ 35 million.
It was built and funded by the Chinese government to the people of Cape Coast following the death of President John Atta Mills.
Photos of the completed new Cape Coast Stadium have hit social media ahead of its official inauguration.