Ulinzi Sports Complex- Lang’ata: All you need to know about the military stadium

VIP Entrance at the Ulinzi Sports Complex

President Uhuru Kenyatta, on Wednesday 13th April, opened the Ulinzi Sports Complex at Lang’ata Barracks, a military base in Nairobi.

President Kenyatta commissioned the construction of of the facility on October 28,2020 and it was expected o be ready for use in a year’s time.

President Uhuru Kenyatta commissions construction of Ulinzi Sports Complex in 2020. Photo: Courtesy.

While the cost has not been publicly revealed, the stadium has a sitting capacity of 7,500 people, with an eight lane athletics track, two training grounds, basketball, tennis and volleyball courts, indoor arena, swimming pool, hockey and rugby grounds and parking spaces.

The complex will now be home to all military teams, including Football Kenya Federation Premier League side Ulinzi Stars.

The launch of the complex comes barely a month since President Kenyatta commissioned the Jamhuri Sports Complex in Nairobi.

Located along the Ngong Road, Jamhuri Sports Complex was constructed at a cost of Ksh609million. It features three football pitches- a rugby pitch, 1.7 kilometres running track and 3.7km murram track.

Other developments at the facility are a police post, two ablutions, food courts, changing rooms, children playing area and two picnic sites, five earth berms among others.


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