There is one stadium in Nigeria that has caught the attention of many. It is unsurprisingly the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.
This stadium has been the home ground of the Super Eagles of Nigeria in recent times.
Despite its famous state, the Nest of Champions is not among the first five biggest stadiums in Nigeria with its 30,000 capacity.
Moshood Abiola Stadium – 60,491 Capacity
As always expected, the Moshood Abiola National Stadium in Abuja is the biggest in the country with 60,491 capacity.
The stadium has served as the home ground for the Super Eagles of Nigeria before its eventual collapse.
Nigeria is yet to play it’s official first game in the stadium after its successful rehab.
The Moshood Abiola Stadium was built in 2003 as was one of the stadiums that hosted the 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup and has since been a memorable ground.
Surulere Stadium – 45,000 Capacity
Built in 1972, the Lagos stadium has been known for its time as the home ground of the Super Eagles as fans always fill up the stands to cheer the team up.
The Lagos Stadium has been recently used by Cowrie RFC football club with several other clubs using the stadium for different sporting activities.
The Lagos Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium as it also hosts other sports than football as it is one of the oldest stadiums in the Country.
Plateau International Stadium – 44,000 Capacity
Built in the city of Plateau in 2019 as a home ground for the Plateau Football Club.
The famous stadium has served Plateau State for hosting other sporting events and it is the third biggest in the country.
Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium – 38,000 Capacity
The Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium was built in 2015 and was used as the home ground for the Dolphins Football Club of Port Harcourt.
It is the fourth-largest Stadium in Nigeria and is currently used for multi-sports activities in Rivers State.
Muhammadu Dikko Stadium – 35,000 Capacity
Muhammadu Dikko Stadium was built in Katsina State, a Northern region of the country.
Built in 2013, it appears the fifth-largest stadium in the country.
It serves as the home turf for Nigeria Professional Football League side Katsina United.
The criterion for this chat selection is purely on capacity and not on faculties and this has sat out some stadiums which are more equipped than just the capacity.