Zimbabwe to construct US $1.4m stadium

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The government of Zimbabwe has revealed plans to build a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art stadium in the south western part of the city.

Harare City Council Housing Director,  Addmore Nhekairo confirmed the reports and said the stadium, which is expected to cater for some of the high-profile games will be constructed at whopping cost of US $1.4m.

“This facility will be known as Highglen Stadium. The reason is to decentralize the city’s sporting infrastructure because you find that in that part of the city there is no recognised sporting infrastructure,” said Addmore Nhekairo.

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State-of-the-art stadium

Moreover, the City Council Housing Director said they have also budgeted for the refurbishment of Gwanzura, which has turned into an eyesore and repair works are expected to be completed by August this year.

Construction works of the multi-million dollar state-of-the-art stadium is expected to take four years. It will go a long way in decentralizing sporting infrastructure because in that part of the city there is no recognized sporting infrastructure.

“You will also realize that there is a big shopping mall in that area, but it lacks patronage because there is no activity, so, this stadium will help make the area lively,” said  Nhekairo.

“Currently, we have five stadia that we have as a city, but looking at the demands that the city requires, we have decided as a city to come up with a new state-of-the-art stadium which will be located to the south of Highglen, close to the round-about,” he added.

5 thoughts on “Zimbabwe to construct US $1.4m stadium”

  1. No money for bread or cool drinks, and now have a new currency – again. But I spose Z$ 1.5 million is pocket money.

  2. I’m sure the article should read US $ 1.4b
    However, that would bankrupt an already bankrupt country. How does that work?!!!

  3. Although the photo of the stadium shown herein is beautiful, it does not relate to the part of the South Western part of the city as described in the article. I do not know why it has now become common practice for [constructionreviewonline] to use images not related proposed developments. This is misleading and not professional at all.

  4. No pills for stupid.
    Infrastructure crumbling, no medical etc etc so lets build a stadium for the odd game

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