Several projects have been launched to provide the city of Laayoune with over 20 new sports stadiums.
The said projects initiated by the Wali of the region of Laayoune Boujdour and the Governor of the province of Laayoune, involve the construction and equipment of 20 sports stadiums in different parts of Laayoune including football, basketball, tennis, handball, volleyball and petanque and a sports complex on an area of 16,557 square meters, and 3,748 square meters for a budget of roughly DH13,355,000.
The project which construction is expected to last nine months consists of a multipurpose room, a restaurant, a reception center in 28 double rooms, a sports hall, an indoor pool, shops, sports courts, a mini football pitch and an athletics track. These are initiated by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in cooperation with the Agency for the promotion of economic and social development in the southern provinces of the Kingdom, the Phosboucraa Company Wilaya Laayoune Boujdour-Sakia El Hamra and City Council of Laayoune.
These new sports facilities will also serve as training space and organization of sports activities, in order to promote the emergence of new talents among the younger generation in the field of sport. They will also allow the development of sports skills in children and youth, the battle against juvenile delinquency and social assimilation of target sports through a wide access to array of equipment and services.
These sports facilities made available for young people in the city are just an addition to existing stadiums like the Shiekh Mohamed Laghdaf which is currently under renovations, the Sheikh Mohamed Laghdaf covered room, the Moulay Rachid complex, the athletics track, the social complex, and track racing devoted to camels, and a covered space in Hay Al Aouda which covers 8,365 square meters, with a budget of DH13 million.