Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium


* Address: Bauchi
* Country: Nigeria
* Capacity: 11,000
* Opened: 1972
* Main use: Football
* Tenants: Wikki Tourists (football)

Extra stadium info – Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium

In 2009, 11,000 spectators showed up for the first-ever FIFA U-17 World Cup match at the venue. The match was won by Nigeria, who won several editions of the tournament, after defeating the Argentine Republic. The final of the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup was won by the Swiss Confederation after defeating Nigeria in Abuja. The Wikki Tourists, one of the most valuable sports clubs from Nigeria, use the stadium for home games. They are among the first Nigerian sports clubs with 10,000 followers on their main social media page.

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