Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Nigeria

Stephen Keshi Stadium
Stephen Keshi Stadium

Stephen Keshi Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Asaba, Delta State Nigeria With 22,000 Capacity Of People. The Stadium  before renovation was known as Asaba township stadium, and was named after football great, Stephen Keshi.

It was redesigned, and the contractors were mobilized to the site immediately and the stadium was completed in record time.
Today’s event in 2018  Was The  first sporting activity at the stadium is to test run facilities and other equipment to be used for the African Senior Athletics Championships.

Stephen Keshi Stadium
Stephen Keshi Stadium

The stadium hosted the 2018 African Championships in Athletics and has a capacity of 22,000 people, all covered. It was commissioned in 2018.

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Work started at the complex about two decades ago but competing needs and focus on other infrastructures hampered continuous work at the stadium.

However, the story about the Asaba Stadium named after one of the illustrious sons of Delta State, Stephen Keshi changed the fateful day when Chief Solomon Ogba and the President, Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Hamad Kalkaba, walked into the office of the Delta State governor, Ifeanyi Okowa to present the bid for CAA Asaba 2018 Africa Senior Athletics Championships.

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