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The 10 Biggest Stadiums In Africa

With stadiums around the world returning to full capacity, here is a reminder of which venues on the African continent are among the 10 biggest, a list that includes two South African grounds!

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In the recent international break, Hugo Broos' South Africa beat Ethiopia 3-1 at the Bahir Dar Stadium, which is known to be the 10th biggest football arena on the continent

Due to its capacity of 60 500, the stadium is currently used as a multi-purpose venue for sporting and non-sporting events in the East African country.

According to, Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg is the ninth-largest ground on the African continent with a capacity of 62 567.

Further up the list is the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt with an impressive 74 100 capacity, a venue that was built between 1955 and 1960 in Nasr City. Interestingly, the ground could hold more than 100 000 people before it was changed to an all-seater stadium.

Click through the gallery below to see the biggest stadiums in Africa!

Another venue in Egypt features among the 10 largest in Africa, with the biggest being South Africa's FNB Stadium!

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