- Address: Kumasi
- Country: Ghana
- Capacity: 40,000
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Asante Kotoko (football)
Extra stadium info – Baba Yara Sports Stadium
The stadium hosted several matches for the African championship for national football teams. It is the home of Asante Kotoko. The football club was founded in 1935. They won the top-flight football league of Ghana numerous times. Asante Kotoko, nicknamed Porcupine Warriors, were crowned football champions of Ghana in 1959 for the first time in their history.
The African championship for football clubs
In 1970, Asante Kotoko won the African championship for football clubs for the first time in their history. They won the title after beating the club from the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is currently named Tout Puissant Mazembe. In 1983, Asante Kotoko won the African championship again. They won the tournament after defeating Al-Ahly from Egypt. Al-Ahly became the first African football club with 10 continental championship titles.