Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium

Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, on the north end of the city in the Omagwa neighbourhood. The stadium has a capacity of 38,000[1] people.

It opened on 19 July 2015 with a match between Nigeria and Congo in a qualifier for the Rio Olympics which ended with a 2-1 scoreline success over Congo.[2]

Later that month, Nigerian Premier League squad Dolphins announced they will play the remainder of the 2015 season in the stadium.[3]

From January 25 to 27 2019, the stadium was used for a 3-day event tagged, Higher Life Conference with Pastor Chris Oyakhilome. It was filled to full capacity and thousands of people sat on the main pitch for this event. [4]

External links


  1. ^ admin (15 February 2013). "Amiesimaka Stadium, A National Asset – Maku - :::...The Tide News Online:::..." :::...The Tide News Online:::... Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Dream Team Walk Tight Rope After 2 -1 Win Against Congo:: All Nigeria Soccer - The Complete Nigerian Football Portal". Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Dolphins take home games to Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium -". Retrieved 30 July 2015.
  4. ^ "Pastor Chris begins Higher Life Conference in Port Harcourt". Retrieved 28 January 2019.

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