U. J. Esuene Stadium
U. J. Esuene Stadium
U. J. Esuene Stadium
How to get to U. J. Esuene Stadium


By car and motorbike


Sport arena
Things to do at U. J. Esuene Stadium


Drink, Eat, Exercise, Meet friends, Play, Relaxation, Stadium,

History of U. J. Esuene Stadium

This was established in 1977.

Built in 1977.

This multi-purpose stadium is named after the late Brigadier Udoakaha Jacob Esuene, who was an air force officer who became Military Governor of South-Eastern State (now known as Cross River State).


This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to U. J. Esuene Stadium, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Your football kits

  • Your team jersey

  • Shades for those afternoon matches

  • Cash for entry ticket

  • Your squad

Things to do while at U. J. Esuene Stadium

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

  • Watch a live local or international match

  • Experience Calabar and its social events

Best Features

Initially opened as a 25,000 capacity stadium, it was reduced to 18,000 seating capacity to meet FIFA standards. Featuring a well maintained grass turf and standard running track with ultra modern video-matrix scoreboard and floodlights, an ultra modern OBS media center and a steel perimeter fence, it is one of the most popular and used stadiums in Nigeria.

Writer's Review

A conducive stadium where comfort is prioritized for spectators, it has also hosted a lot of social and political events where a number of historic events have taken place.

  • Workers In Calabar Were At U.J. Esuene Stadium For May Day Celebration When They Received Alerts For May Salary - News Wire. May 1, 2016

  • Nigeria Vs Liberia showdown at U.J. Esuene Sports Stadium in Calabar - Liberia Entertainment. Oct 12, 2012

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