The redevelopment works of the July 5 Olympic Stadium are nearing completion, with the occupancy rate reaching 95%.
The Ministry of Housing, Urbanism and the City, in coordination with the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the General Directorate of the Court of the Olympic Complex, Mohamed Boudiaf, is supervising the works that included everything that was mentioned in the CAF conditions book by increasing the capacity of the official platform, which will become 500 seats, after it had a capacity of 120 seats. As well as increasing the number of dressing rooms to six after it was four.
The number of dressing rooms for the rulers has also been increased to three from two, with the modernization of public toilets and the honorary podium, in addition to equipping fast food points of sale with all requirements.
In the same context, chairs will be placed in the lower stands of the north and south bends and the Meshaal stands, with modern floodlights installed, and the Hajout extension to be used for training on natural grass.
The ongoing works were sponsored from the beginning by the Ministry of Housing, Urbanization and the City, before they stopped in 2016, to be resurrected recently, after a visit to the Committee for Inspection and Rehabilitation of Stadiums at the level of the Confederation of African Football, where several reservations were written so that the July 5 stadium is rehabilitated to host the African Nations Cup matches. For local players that will take place in Algeria early next year.
On the other hand, the administration of the Olympic Compound Diwan re-created the field’s floor in a routine process that it got used to at the end of each season, so that it would be ready by the end of September, especially after the statement of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Abdel Razzaq Sbakaq, on the twenty-sixth of July, who confirmed that The stadium will open its doors to the capital clubs at the end of the works in September, and this will not be delayed until after the end of the African Nations Cup for local players.