Leo Messi, one of the most prestigious football ambassadors in the world will symbolically laid tomorrow the first stone of the Port-Gentil stadium, alongside the President of the Republic, Ali Bongo Ondimba. With this new 20,000 seats stadium, which meets the high standard requirements of major sporting events, will allow the economic capital of Gabon to host some of the matches of the 31th edition of the CAN.
- Oyem, in the north of the country, again with the construction of a new stadium,
- Franceville, which has already hosted matches of the CAN 2012,
- Libreville with two stadiums: the already famous Stade de l'Amitié, which has hosted the CAN 2012 final, and the Stade Omnisport Omar Bongo, who has been completely rebuilt, in the heart of Libreville.
The countdown is on!
With no doubt, CAN GABON 2017 will exceed all expectations. It will not only be the biggest sport event of the continent, but also one of the biggest sporting events of 2017 in the world.