Abubakar Tafewa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi.

Murtala Mohammed Way, Bauchi

Abubakar Tafewa Balewa Stadium Description

About Abubakar Tafewa Balewa Stadium

Abubakar Tafewa Balewa Stadium was built by the Federal Government of Nigeria in 1985.

This federally owned stadium has been upgraded with a state-of-art artificial turf, renovated main gallery, a fully equipped medical centre, and a newly constructed Presidential Stand.

Security/Safety of Abubakar Tafewa Balewa Stadium

This is a very safe location.

Best Features

Distinguishing features of the stadium include the world-class FIFA standard scoreboard, LED display and energy-saving floodlights, electronic scoreboard, Close-Circuit Television (CCTV) for security surveillance, and an ultra-modern media centre. It also houses an Olympic-size 10-lane swimming pool.

Writer's Review

It has a seating capacity of 15,000 and is the home stadium for the Nigerian Premier League team Wikki Tourists F.C.

  • The Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium is one of the best among the over 143 stadia I have had cause to visit across the world in the more than 30 years I have been with FIFA-FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner
  • The main bowl of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium is fantastic and comparable to any in the world - Nigeria's Sports Minister, Sani Ndanusa





Murtala Mohammed Way, Bauchi

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