New Cape Coast stadium to be officially commissioned – Nii Lantey Vanderpuiye

New Cape Coast stadium to be officially commissioned – Nii Lantey Vanderpuiye

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.

New Cape Coast stadium to be officially commissioned – Nii Lantey Vanderpuiye

File Photo: The new Cape Coast stadium

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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.

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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.

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Photos of the completed new Cape Coast Stadium have hit social media ahead of its official inauguration.

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