- The Baba Yara Sports Stadium and Accra Sports Stadium are among other stadiums in Ghana which hold national sports events where thousands throng
- Ghana is known as one of Africa's football-loving countries and even went ahead to host the 2008 African Cup of Nations
- The various stadiums built across Ghana are able to accommodate the teeming numbers of football fans who visit to cheer their favourite teams on
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There are beautiful stadiums across Ghana that are used to hold both local and international sporting events. YEN.com.gh mentions some of them below.
Baba Yara Sports Stadium
The Baba Yara Sports Stadium in Kumasi is Ghana's biggest stadium with a seating capacity of about 40,528 people. It was built in 1957 but opened in 1959 and was named after Ghanaian football great, Baba Yara.
It is home to one of Africa's most popular sports clubs, Asante Kotoko, as well as to the King Faisal football club.
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Accra Sports Stadium
The Accra Sports Stadium in Accra was formerly known as the Ohene Djan stadium. It is the second-largest stadium in Ghana with a seating capacity of 40,000 people. It was built in 1952 but was inaugurated in 1962 with a football match played between Accra XI and Kumasi XI.
It is home to football clubs in Ghana such as the Accra Hearts of Oak and the Accra Great Olympics.
Len Clay Stadium
The Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi has a seating capacity of 20,000 people, making it the third-largest stadium in Ghana. It was opened on 10th May 1990 and is named after a former Group Engineering and Projects Manager of Ashanti Goldfield Company and a supporter of the team.
The stadium is home to the Ashanti Gold Sporting Club.
Tamale Sports Stadium
The Tamale Stadium in Tamale was completed in 2008 with a seating capacity of about 21,000 people. The stadium is used to host football matches as well as other national events. It is home to football clubs in Ghana such as Real Tamale United, Tamale City FC and Steadfast FC.
Pokuase Interchange, Sofoline Interchange and Other Amazing Interchanges in Ghana and Where They are Located
In an earlier article, YEN.com.gh wrote about amazing interchanges in Ghana and where they are located. These interchanges usually link major cities and serve as highways that reduce heavy traffic in densely populated cities. They also help to beautify the landscape of many major cities in the country.
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