Top Football Stadiums in Kampala, Uganda
Are you addicted to football stadium tours? Uganda is one of the best destinations to visit in Africa. Kampala has over five pretty football grounds that impress visitors with beautiful interior and exterior designs.
If you need a day trip to these structures, don’t wait to get a taxicab for transportation. Right from the Entebbe International Airport, we take you to these stadiums in various corners of the capital.
Mandela Stadium (Namboole)
Located in Bweyogerere, Mandela is Uganda’s national soccer field and was open for events in 1997. It is named after former South African president Nelson Mandela. It is 13 km from Kampala city center and 60 kilometers from EBB Airport.
MTN Omondi (Lugogo)
This is the home of the KCCA, one of the top teams in the Star times Uganda premier league. The pitch is in Lugogo near Naguru hospital, UMA show ground, Cricket oval, and the notable Kyadondo rugby grounds. It is 7 km from Mandela national stadium and 5km from the center of the capital.
Nakivubo memorial ground is situated in the heart of Kampala. It is near Owino local market and surrounded by ham shopping malls. Nakivubo is one of the oldest pitches in Uganda. The government of Uganda in partnership with a local developer engineered its re-establishment. It now tempts visitors with impressive new architectural designs.
Mutesa II Stadium (Wankulukuku)
Found in Wankulukuku, Mutesa II is the home venue of the Express football club. It is named after Mutesa II, one of the prominent kings of the Buganda kingdom. It is 35 kilometers from Entebbe and 10 km from the CBD.
St Mary’s Stadium
Opened in 2017, St Mary’s is one of the newly constructed stadiums in Uganda. It sits in Kitende along Entebbe road and is the official residence of the Sports club Vipers. This club belongs to DR Lawrence Mulindwa, a renowned businessman in the country. This ground is the nearest for those coming from Entebbe Airport.