Stadia Spotlight: Angola, African Cup of Nations 2010

You might notice the cheeky slight change to our weekly stadium feature’s name — we’ve pluralised it as we are looking at more than one this week.  We feature the renderings for the four new, impressive stadiums being built in Angola for the African Cup of Nations 2010, to be held in January.

Luanda
Capacity: 40,000
Stadium name: Estádio Cidade Universitária

Estádio Cidade Universitária, Luanda's stadium for the 2010 African Cup of Nations

Rendering of Estádio Cidade Universitária, Luanda's stadium under construction for the 2010 African Cup of Nations

Benguela
Stadium Name: Complexo da Sr. da Graça  
Capacity: 25,000

Benguela, Complexo da Sr. da Graca

Rendering of Complexo da Sr. da Graça, Benguela's stadium under construction for the 2010 African Cup of Nations

Cabinda
Stadium Name: Estádio Chimandela
Capacity: 25,000

Cabinda

Rendering of Estádio Chimandela, Cabinda's stadium under construction for the 2010 African Cup of Nations

Lubango
Stadium Name: Estádio Alto da Chela
Capacity: 25,000

Stadium in Lubango

Rendering of Estádio Alto da Chela, Lubango's stadium under construction for the 2010 African Cup of Nations

As the tournament gets closer, we’ll report on the final stages of stadium construction, but it looks as if — for a country torn apart by civil war for most of the past three decades — it will have beautiful stadia to host the Cup. And plenty of running tracks for use afterwards. . .

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