In the recent past years, stadium development in Kenya has been growing at a very fast rate.Some of this new upcoming stadiums are under the county governments while others are under the national government.So far, the national government has already delivered some world class stadiums like Jomo Kenyatta International stadium in Kisumu, Kinoru stadium in Meru and Wang'uru Stadium in Kirinyaga.This is not the case in other stadiums under both national and county governments as they have stalled for a while now.This stadiums are as follows;
Currently in Kenya their are more than 10 new stadiums that are under construction and other more than are under renovation, stadiums are one of the key things in sports especially football. Here are top 5 upcoming stadiums in Kenya; 1. Bukhungu Stadium The stadium is located in Kakamega, it is the biggest in the list of the upcoming stadiums for when it will be fully completed it will be able to hold 30 000 fans, phase one is already completed and now the contractors are dealing with phase two and three.
Dandora stadium whose construction started back in 2019 and supposed to end in 2020 is set to stall for another two months according with reports from the City Hall, the stadium first stalled when it was 80% after the then Nairobi county governor Mike Sonko was accused of using the project to milk public funds.
Benardict Ke Since the introduction of devolution to Kenya , there has been great growth rates of developments . This is not only seen in the roads , bridges , infrastructures but also in sporting facilities. Some stadiums in Kenya they include : Dandora Stadium Located in Embakasi North Nairobi county , Dandora stadium is one of the modernised equiped with notable modern features like artificial turf seats, a gym Center, modern stalls , flooding lights among others.
The county and the national governments have partnered to ensure that the entire country have stadiums from where the youths can have an avenue to showcase their sporting skills. The result of the cooperation has resulted into the developmetnt of beautiful stadiums across the country. The following are these young stadiums that has been built as a result of this cooperation. 1. Dandora Stadium. This is the stadium that was built by the county government of Nairobi. The stadium has a capacity of 12000 people.
With more than a year of abandonment, Dandora Stadium management team have expressed their desire to open the stadium even before its completion.construction works at the stadium began in mid 2018 and ran for a year before the contractor was forced to stop progression of the works at the stadium due to corruption allegations tied with the site.
Nairobi county has the largest number of stadiums in the country. Nyanyo stadium and the Safaricom Kasarani Stadium are the big names in this county. Ruaraka stadium and Nairobi City stadium are also the other stadiums known by many. Not known by many,Dandora stadium is a real definition of beauty. The stadium located in Dandora in Embakasi North constituency,a distance of 15.8km from Nairobi CBD. This is a just a 36minutes drive. The stadium was built by the Nairobi county government at a cost of 350 million
Even as Counties work towards the construction of ultramodern stadia, Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has finally revealed amazing photos of the Dandora FIFA standard stadium that is nearing completed in what many Kenyans have referred to one of the best projects by the Nairobi county boss. Governor Sonko has revealed that the new stadium that is located in Embakasi North constuency in Dandora's phase 3 area has met all standards requited by the Federation of International Football Association hence will host
Photos Of The Once Magnificent World Class Dandora Stadium, Before And After. (Photo's) The Dandora Stadium that was built by the administration of the former Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko is currently in ruins and if you compare the current picture's of the stadium and how it was before, there is a very huge difference as there are shrubs and weeds everywhere.
In 2018, the county government of Nairobi embarked on a journey to construct state-of-the-art stadiums.Five stadiums were in that plan which included Dandora, Jacaranda grounds,Kariokor, Woodley and Kihumbini.They were to be build one at a time in each financial year and so Dandora stadium came up first. Construction works began at
The county government of Nairobi under the then governor, Mike Sonko initiated the plan to have five stadiums refurbished to international standards in the 2018-19 financial year across Nairobi county.Dandora stadium was the first in the list and was coming up at a total cost of ksh 270 million.
Nairobi Governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko was engaged in honouring a girl who composed a poem that eulogized her schoolmates who perished in the classroom disaster at Kinderstar School in Buruburu. Looking a shadow of his former boisterous self Sonko then toured the new Dandora Stadium in Embakasi North, sub-county, promising that the county government would continue with construction of new stadia. Earmarked for immediate construction, Sonko said, are stadia in Kihumbuini, Ziwani, Kariokor, Kangemi and Woodley Wards.