A new 50, 000 capacity stadium has been inaugurated in Senegal by President Sall along with Several heads of state including Gambian leader, Adama Barrow.
The new stadium in the outskirts of Dakar is named after the former president of Senegal, Abdoulaye Wade.
“This stadium fills a gap in the infrastructure of international level. Senegal was struggling to organize major competitions because the Léopold Sédar Senghor stadium is being renovated,” said Galo Bâ, the General Manager of the public infrastructure management company in the urban pole of Diamniadio.
The stadium will host Senegal vs Egypt match in the World Cup prequalification in what many have termed as a revenge mission.