Tigray Stadium

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Tigray Stadium
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Tigray Stadium
Tigray Stadium
Location Mekelle, Ethiopia
Coordinates 13°29′45.46″N39°27′27.96″E / 13.4959611°N 39.4577667°E / 13.4959611; 39.4577667
OperatorTigray Football Federation (temporary)
Capacity 60,000 [1]
Broke ground2011
Construction cost $22 million [2]
Mekelle 70 Enderta F.C.
Shire Endaselassie F.C.
Welwalo Adigrat University F.C.
Dedebit F.C. (2018present)

Tigray Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Mekelle, Ethiopia. The stadium has a capacity of over 35,000 people.

Tigray Stadium was opened to the public in 2017, before the completion of the final phase of construction. As a result, football matches and other public events have been held without adequate seating and roofing. The stadium is home to five football clubs based in the Tigray region, including Mekelle 70 Enderta FC, Shire Endaselassie F.C., Welwalo Adigrat University F.C. and Dedebit FC. Notably, the overuse of the stadium's facilities has contributed to construction delays.

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