Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro
Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro

Charles Konan Banny Stadium (French: Stade Charles Konan Banny de Yamoussoukro) is a football stadium in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast that was inaugurated on 3 June 2022.

This was the fourth among the six stadiums for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. It was designed by an association formed of Alcor, Sogea-Satom, Egis and Baudin Chateauneuf.

On 19 October 2018, the stadium was broke ground by Ivorian Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly.

In anticipation of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, But On 30 November 2018, CAF stripped Cameroon of hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations because of delays in the construction of stadiums and other necessary infrastructure; it was relocated to Egypt.

CAF President at the time, Ahmad Ahmad, said that Cameroon had agreed to host the 2021 tournament instead.

Consequently, Ivory Coast, original hosts of 2021, will host the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations. On 30 January 2019, the CAF President confirmed the timetable shift, after a meeting with Ivory Coast President, Alassane Ouattara, in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Wich gave the government more time to improve and test the state of the stadium, On 11 June 2021, the Stadium was handed over to the Yamoussoukro Municipality and will host Ligue 1 games.

like SO de l’Armée team who plays its matches on this stadium The stadium is expected to host many matches of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations next to other five stadiums are all appointed to host this competition.

Location: Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 6°49′43″N 5°14′47″W
Owner: Government of Ivory Coast
Operator: Département de Yamoussoukro
Capacity: 20,000
Field size: 105m x 68m


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