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The Largest Stadiums In Africa Revealed

After looking at the biggest football stadiums worldwide, here are the largest stadiums in Africa, including two South African arenas!

Click through the gallery above to see the 10 largest stadiums in Africa, according to!

The FNB Stadium is the third-biggest football arena in the world and the largest in Africa, with a capacity of 94 736.

It was built in 1989 and upgraded ahead of the 2010 FIFA World Cup – the first on African soil.

It is followed by the Borg El Arab stadium in Egypt, which has a capacity of 86 000. The arena was supposed to be the flagship stadium for Egypt's 2010 World Cup, but the North African nation famously lost out to South Africa.

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Stade des Martyrs in DR Congo is the third-largest arena on the continent, boasting a capacity of 80 000, although unofficial reports suggest that it can even reach a crowd of 100 000.

Egypt and South Africa both have another stadium among the rest of the largest arenas in Africa–you find the complete top 10 in the gallery above!

Gallery: FNB Stadium Among World's Biggest Stadiums

Note: The images in the gallery are from,, and

Which stadiums in Africa have you been to? Have your say in the comments section below.


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