Independence Stadium


* Address: Bakau
* Country: The Gambia
* Capacity: 40,000
* Opened:
* Main use: Football
* Tenants:

Extra stadium info – Independence Stadium

Andrew Hawkins, a descendent of a former slave trader, knelt in chains at the stadium to ask forgiveness for his ancestor’s involvement in the slave trade. His chains were symbolically removed as a sign of forgiveness and reconciliation.

© Amara Sahoneh

© Thomas Vernon

© Pavel Bon

© Sjoerd van Munster

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