Angola: Brazil’s Camargo Corrêa builds access road to Luanda stadium

9 February 2009

Luanda, Angola, 9 Feb – Brazilian construction company Camargo Corrêa is building a road between Sapu and the outer Motorway, which is one of the access road to the Luanda soccer stadium that is the venue for some of the games of the Africa Cup of Nations championship, according to Angolan news agency Angop.

The agency said that after the road was concluded it would have two lanes, each three and half metres wide, two and a half metre wide pavements on each side, public lighting and a drainage system.

The project, which was launched in November 2008 has currently drawn to a halt in area where there are homes, which need to be demolished fopr teh work to go ahead.

As well as this road, there are others linking to the new stadium, such as Estrada do Golfe, which has been levelled starting at the Camama Cemetery, and the Cacuaco/Viana/Cabolombo motorway.

The Luanda Stadium, where the opening and closing of CAN2010 are scheduled to take place will have a capacity for 40,000 spectators.

As well as Luanda, other stadiums are being built in the cities of Cabinda, Benguela and Lubango. (macauhub)