Lubango stadium in Angola, built by China’s Sinohydro inaugurated Tuesday

30 December 2009

Lubango, Angola, 30 Dec – The Tundavala football stadium in Lubango, Angola’s Huila province, which will host Africa Cup of Nations (CAN2010) matches was inaugurated Tuesday by the Angolan prime minister, Antonio Paulo Cassoma.

The Tundavala stadium, built by China’s Sinohydro Corporation over 18 months, cost US$69 million and has a capacity for 20,000 people.

The same Chinese company also built Ombaka stadium, in Benguela, which was inaugurated Monday after 18 months of work costing US$100 million.

The Chazi stadium, in Cabinda province, built by China Jiangsu International is due to be inaugurated Wednesday. It cost US$80 million and has a capacity of 20,000 spectators.

On Sunday the government officially opened the Luanda Stadium, with capacity for 50,000 people, and built by Chinese company Shanghai Urban Construction Group Corporation.

The Angolan government has spent around US$600 million on building four stadiums for CAN 2010. (macauhub)

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