Nigeria as a country is blessed with a lot of Sporting facilities which includes several Football Stadiums which spreads across different part of the Nation.

Nigeria is a Footballing Nation which is widely known to promote Football right from the grassroots Level to the highest possible Level. Good Football can only be played and enjoyed in a standard and well equipped Stadium. A bad Stadium would be a deterrent to playing good Football. 

In our Article of today, we shall be taking a good look at the best Five stadiums in Nigeria currently (2021). We have taken time to access the stadium Facilities and given out verdict. 

1. God'swill  Akpabio Stadium, Uyo
Capacity: 30,000
The Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Popularly known as the Nest of champions Located in Akwa Ibom State is Unarguably the best stadium in Nigeria Currently. The Stadium is home to NPFL side, Akwa United. The stadium was built by the Julius Berger Construction Company who were awarded the contract in 2012 and finished construction in 2014.


The Godswill Akpabio Stadium currently serves as Home to the Nigerian National team. In recent years, Most International games of the super Eagles have been played there.

The stadium is exquisitely Built and has a striking Resemblance with the Popular Allianz Arena Stadium of European Giants, Bayern Munich. 

The Godswill Akpabio Stadium Can Conveniently contain 30,000 fans due to its capacity.


2. Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City
Capacity: 20,000 

The Newly reconstructed Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium is really a thing of beauty. The stadium is the Only stadium in Nigeria that Boasts of a VAR Technology.

The Stadium originally known as the Ogbe Stadium was reconstructed in 2020. It was the Host of the 2020 National Sports Festival Held in Edo state. 

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3. Lekan Salami stadium, Ibadan
Capacity: 10,000

The Newly reconstructed Lekan Salami stadium is home to Nigerian League team Shooting Stars Soccer club (3SC). The stadium was initially Built in 1976 but was renovated in 2021 with a More improved stadium Facilities measuring up to a "World class" Level. 

The Stadium has a capacity of 10,000. 


4. Teslim Balogun Stadium
Capacity:  24,325


The Teslim Balogun Stadium was Built in 2007. The stadium was named after former Nigerian Professional Footballer, Teslim Balogun. 

The stadium Remains one of the Best in Nigeria and has played host to several Important games both at the local level and at the international Level. A major reconstruction was carried out on the stadium in 2021 and it played host to  Nigeria's AFCON 2021 Qualifier game against Lesotho. 

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5. National Stadium, Abuja
Capacity: 60,491
The National Stadium, Abuja is well known to be a Major stadium in Nigeria which has served as Home for the Super Eagles of Nigeria for several years. The stadium has a capacity of 60,491.

Though the National Stadium may be considered as the Best stadium in Nigeria by Many but for some years now, the Stadium hasn't been fully active. Pending till when the reconstruction is finalized, then there would be a review of this Article