Socotec secures the construction of the future Olympic stadium in Ivory Coast

The Socotec Group won the technical inspection contract for the Anyama-Ebimpé Stadium, located 20 km north of Abidjan. This contract was concluded between Socotec Africa subsidiary (established for 60 years in this country) and the National Office for Technical and Development Studies (BNETD). From October 2018, the Socotec teams will assist BNETD in the design and construction phases of this Olympic stadium, as part of the African Cup of Nations scheduled for January 2021. The bird’s nest-shaped stadium, with a capacity of 60 000 seats, is built on a site with a surface of 27 ha including an Olympic Village. It is the first of three stadiums stated to be built for the event. The others will be in San Pedro and Korhogo.