Sports in Uganda

Uganda enjoys a variety of sports activities which include Football, golf, rugby, basketball,volleyball, Handball, Netball, Motorsport, Chess, Tennis, Squash, swimming, Weightlifting, Badminton, Woodball, Rowing, Baseball, Pool, Boxing, Athletics, KickBoxing, Cricket  and other local sports among others.

The following are major stadiums in Uganda that host some sports activities like football, athletics among others

Mandela National Stadium

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Mandela National Stadium often referred to as Namboole Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Kampla, Uganda. It is currently used mostly for football matches, although other sports are also practiced. The stadium has a capacity of 45,202 people. The stadium was built with a grant of $36 million dollars from China. The stadium is located on Kampala –Jinja Highway immediately after Kireka Township about 6km from Kampala City.

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Nakivubo Stadium is located in the Central Business District of Kampala City next St .Balikuddembe Market. It is within a walking distance from the Old Taxi Park. It is currently used mostly for football  matches and serves as the home venue of SC Villa.The stadium has a capacity of 15,000 people.

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Muteesa II Wankulukuku Stadium

It is a multi-purpose stadium located in Wankulukuku in Kampala City. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the home venue of Express FC of the Uganda Super League. The stadium has a capacity of 20,200 people. It is named after Mutesa II of Buganda.

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PECE STADIUM IN GULU

Pece Stadium public stadium is the largest in Northern Uganda with a capacity of 30,000 people.

Bunamwaya Stadium 

It is located in Wakiso District and is currently used mostly for football  matches and serves as the home venue of Bunamwaya SC of the Uganda Super League. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 people

Lugogo Stadium

(also known as Lugogo Cricket Oval) is mainly a cricket venue which hosts other sports.

Kakyeka Stadium

With sitting capacity of 20, 000 people and it is located in Mbarara Town.

Kakindu Municipal Stadium

It’s located in Jinja with a Capacity 1000.

 

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