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Malabo

Malabo

Nuevo Estadio de Malabo is a multi-purpose stadium in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 15,250 and opened in 2007.

It is currently the home ground of the Equatorial Guinea national football team. It is one of the host stadiums for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations. It hosted the final of the Women's African Nations Football cup in 2008.

Capacity: 37,500

Bata

Bata

Estadio de Bata is a multi-use stadium in Bata, Equatorial Guinea. The stadium had a capacity of 22,000 people and recently was expanded to 37,500 seats as one of the host stadiums for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations including the opening ceremony and semi-final.

The stadium, was completed in 2007. It was a venue for the 2008 Women's African Football Championship. The stadium is located a few kilometers from the coast and adjacent to a sport complex currently under construction which features an indoor sports hall, covered swimming pool, hotel and most main sporting codes.

Capacity: 37,500

Libreville

Libreville

The Stade d'Angondjé is a stadium in Angondjé, a suburb of Libreville in Gabon. It is referred to as Stade de l'Amitié.

The stadium build was expected to take 20 months and was funded by the Gabonaise and Chinese governments. It is one of four stadiums to be used for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations and is expected to host the competition final.

The inaugural football match played here was Gabon facing off against Brazil. Brazil won that match 2-0. The symbolic laying of the foundation stone was made by the Gabonese Sports Minister Rene Ndemezo’Obiang and the Chinese Vice Minister Fu Ziying in April 2010. This stadium was constructed by China, and built on a 30 hectare area by the Chinese company Shanghai Construction. The work was entirely funded by China while Gabon developed the site, including bringing water and electricity, and building access roads.

Capacity: 37,500

Fanceville

Fanceville

The Stade de Franceville was built in 2005, in Franceville, and is one of the largest football stadiums in Gabon. It has undergone expansion from its original capacity of 10,000 to 40,000 people to play host for the upcoming African Cup of Nations 2012.

Capacity: 35000

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