Akwa Ibom International Stadium
Akwa Ibom International Stadium
Akwa Ibom International Stadium


Sport arena
Things to do at Akwa Ibom International Stadium


Exercise, Play, Relaxation, Sightseeing, Stadium, Swim,

History of Akwa Ibom International Stadium

This was established in 2014. It is notable as the 'Mini Birds Nest' stadium

  • Hosted Nigeria vs South Africa 2015 Cup Qualifiers

  • Was renamed Godswill Akpabio Stadium by Gov Emmanuel Udom

Built by Akwa Ibom State Government in 2014.

This 30,000 seater ultra modern multipurpose sports complex modeled after Allianz Arena has some unique features such as bullet proof VIP/VVIP sections, collapsible seats, two digital score boards, digital playback screens, digital flood lights, and 30 emergency exits.


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Akwa Ibom International Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Your favorite team jersey

  • Your soccer kit (if you plan on showing some skills of your own)

  • Friends and more friends

Things to do while at Akwa Ibom International Stadium

These are the following things you can do while you're here:

  • View live local and international matches

  • Watch the athletics competitions

  • Scream yourself hoarse and cheer your favorites!

Best Features

With about $96 million spent, it is a world class stadium built for track and field events that is well maintained. It is equipped with emergency service units(to enable exit within 6 minutes), closed circuit security cameras as well as crowd control steel fencing. There are also stand-by fire fighting equipment and metal detectors which have been put in place to avoid any misfortunes

Writer's Review

Athletes, football fans and journalists have also turned the stadium to a home-away-from-home. Some social events have been hosted here, notably the Mo'Hits Crew concert

  • It’s great to see a new stadium for Nigeria to be proud of. Its white outer cladding and illumination also make it stand out globally and become a true landmark for Uyo - Grzegorz Kaliciak, founder of StadiumDB.com

  • Akwa Ibom Stadium nominated for global award - Premium Times. Jan 22, 2015

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