Construction of 64 Stadium in Eldoret Now At 45% Complete – PHOTOS

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Construction works on the historic 64 stadium in Eldoret town are now at an advanced stage.

Works on the Ksh1.1 billion stadium started in 2021 and had been expected to be complete by August 2022.

During a visit to the stadium’s site by Uasin Gishu County officials on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, it was revealed that construction works were at 45 percent complete.

An aerial view of the 64 stadium which is under construction.

The visit meant to check on the progress of the project was led by Uasin Gishu County Executive Committee Members (CECMs) for Lands Eng Nelson Maritim his Roads counterpart Eng. Gideon Birir, Chief Officers Adv. Ruth Chelashaw (Lands), Kenneth Mbeka (Physical Planning), Rotich (Roads), Joseph Maritim (Sports), Eldoret Municipality Manager Tito Koiyet, and Project Implementation Team.

The inspection team appreciated the progress and advised the contractor to ensure greening and beautification are put into consideration.

Ongoing works on 64 stadium

The project is being funded jointly by the County Government of Uasin Gishu, the National Government, and the World Bank.

Once complete, the 64 Stadium will be a world-class facility with a capacity to host up to 30,000 people.

It will have a FIFA standard football pitch and a World Athletics’ approved running track.

Part of the section of the stands on the stadium that will have a 30,000-seat capacity once complete.

The stadium will also host a hall of fame that will preserve sporting history and recognize the East African country’s sports legends.

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