On Saturday, October 3, 2020, Ivory Coast inaugurated its 60,000-seater Olympic Stadium for the 2023 African Cup of Nations.
The new edifice at Embimpe, on the outskirts of Abidjan, will be the largest in the country, overtaking the Houphouët-Boigny stadium.
The stadium is reportedly worth €218m according to Ivorian authorities, with counterpart funding from China. The work was carried out in nearly four years by Beijing Construction Engineering Group, a Chinese firm.
It will host the opening match and the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.