Ghana is set to increase its sporting infrastructure following news that the country will soon commence the construction of a new stadium facility in New Edubiase in the Ashanti Region.
The latest development was revealed by president of the country His Excellency John Dramani Mahama in his State of the Nation Address on Thursday.
“In addition to the construction of the Cape Coast Stadium which has been completed, we have completed the drawings and bills of quantities for the construction of the New Edubiase Sports Stadium,” Mahama disclosed.
There was, however, no further details on its capacity nor date of commencement of work.
The town is home of Ghana Premier League side New Edubiase United, although the club plays its home league matches at the Len Clay Stadium in Obuasi.
Upon completion, the New Edubiase Stadium will bring to six the number of standard government stadia in the country in addition to the Accra Sports Stadium, the Kumasi Baba Yara Stadium, the Sekondi-Essipong Sports Stadium, the Tamale Sports Stadium and the newly-constructed Cape Coast Sports Stadium.
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