Stade de Kegué
Club: none | Opening: 2000 | Capacity: 30,000 seats
History and description
Stade de Kegué got built in 2000 to provide the country of Togo with a new national stadium. The stadium was built with Chinese donations and designed by a Chinese architect.
Stade de Kegué officially opened on the 12th of January 2000. The first football match was played a week later, which was a friendly international between Togo and Egypt (1-0).
In 2004, four people died at the stadium during a Togo vs Mali international when a power outage led to a stampede.
Stade de Kegué is located in the north of the city of Lomé at about 8 to 9 kilometres from central Lomé and the Atlantic coast. The stadium lies about 5 kilometres north of Lomé International Airport.
Address: Stade de Kegué, Lomé