New Muhanga Stadium Construction Allocated Ten Hectares Land

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New Muhanga Stadium is yet to be constructed as the government of Rwanda has completed expropriation of households on a 10-hectare piece of land in Muhanga District to give way for the development of the stadium. Eric Bizimana, who is currently the Vice Mayor of Economic Development of the southern district, stated the proposed stadium, will collectively be financed through FIFA, Confederation of African Football (CAF), and the Rwanda soccer Association (Ferwafa).

The New stadium’s cost

The cost of construction of the new Muhanga Stadium project will cost Rwf135 billion according to Eric Bizimana. The soon-to-be-built Muhanga stadium is a part of the Ministry of Sports’ formidable plan to increase number of stadiums soccer to five stadiums by the year 2028.The mega venture consists of an envisaged 20,000-seat Nyanza stadium in addition to the continued works to redesign the Amahoro National Stadium, in order to see its capacity capability develop to 45,000.He pointed out that the proposed stadium may aid to free up untapped potential resource ability throughout numerous sectors, such as entertainment and hospitality, at the same time as it is going to additionally assist create jobs.

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The New Muhanga Stadium construction project is specially significant noting the context of a parallel plan through Muhanga, Kamonyi and Ruhango districts to assemble a 5 star resort on a 17 hectare piece of land. Once it is completed, the proposed New Muhanga stadium will rank as some of the largest sports activities venues inside the country, along the likes of the Amahoro National Stadium.

New Muhanga Stadium Capacity

The New Muhanga Stadium is expected to have a potential capacity of 40,000 fans. This will be an upgrade considering the capacity of the current stadium in place that can only hold a maximum of 5,000 fans. The project is expected to strengthen Rwanda’s bid to consolidate and rise in ranking as a major tourist attraction center and conference hub, and its ambition to becoming one of the top sporting destination in the region.

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