The official opening ceremony of Azam Football stadium & sports complex

The official opening ceremony of Azam Football stadium & sports complex

It is with Great Honour and Pleasure to announce the official opening of the Azam Football Club Sports Complex by his excellency, the honorable Dkt. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete on the 21st of March 2013.

The official opening ceremony took place at the Azam Football Grounds located at Chamanze in Dar es Salaam.

The honorable Dkt. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete kicked off the ceremony with the unveiling of the official opening plaque and the cutting of the ribbon at entrance to the football stadium.


This was then followed by a tour of the football grounds 1st team pitch, training pitches, swimming pool and gym complex as well as the accommodation and canteen facilities.


Over 8,000 people turned up for the event and there was a joyous carnival atmosphere throughout the day. Free drinks, ice creams and Azam Football Club memorabilia we given out to the general public who attended the event.

In a fun filled day featuring entertainment from a number of local and national performers, an exhibition match between the Azam senior team and the Azam Academy team as well as inspirational speeches by the executive director for Bakhresa and Azam Football Club, The Honorable first lady Mama Salma Kikwete and his excellency, the president of Tanzania Dkt. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete.

The event was a jubilant celebration of the milestones achieved by the Azam Football club in the short time that they have been established.


After considerable investment by the Bakhresa Group the Azam Football club has now reached it’s next significant milestone with the official opening of it’s modern football complex complete with world class state of the art training facilities and equipment.

This has created a platform and benchmark from which the Azam Football Club and the Bakhresa Group shall use to invest further in the development of footballing talent in Tanzania as well as projects geared towards helping the local community.

We would like to thank everyone who attended the event for making it both a memorable and successful day.

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