History U. J. Esuene Stadium
U. J. Esuene Stadium was established 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).
Security/Safety of U. J. Esuene Stadium
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
Things to do while at U. J. Esuene Stadium
At U. J. Esuene Stadium? Here are some things you can do:
Watch a live local or international match
Experience Calabar and its social events
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.
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
U.J. Esuene Stadium is a multi purpose stadium located along the famous Calabar Road which was built with the capacity to contain 16,000 in the 1970s. It is mostly used now for football matches and a home stadium for the Calabar Rovers.