Sokoto, Nigeria


Stadium and Sports Academy / 30,000 seats

The stadium has been designed as a provincial stadium, developed in phases and capable on completion of accommodating African League fixtures. In its’ first phase it offers capacity for 15,000 spectators, a regulation soccer pitch and an eight lane athletics track. The rake and configuration of the stand has been calculated to optimise spectator viewing while maintaining safe and efficient access/egress. The first phase provides covered executive viewing, media area, players changing & spectator support facilities.

The master plan provides for an increase in capacity to 30,000 spectators, provision of retail and restaurant areas, the creation of a sports academy, two training pitches, coach park & surface parking for 950 cars. The sports academy designed as an efficient ‘sports box’, offers training and spectator viewing for boxing, wrestling, basketball etc.