Sports facilities in Asmara
Asmara offers a lot of sport facilities, both for the Eritreans and for tourists.
The Eritrean national sports are football and cycling.
Italian colonization gave Eritreans their passion for cycle-racing. Eritrea is Africa's top
cycling nation. The cycling federation organizes bike races at regional and interclub levels,
as well as to celebrate national holidays. One of the toughest races in the country takes place
on the Asmara-Keren road. The best cyclists in the country go on to race in international
competitions, such as the Tour de France or the Giro d'Italia.
Volleyball is becoming increasingly popular, especially amoung young woman, and there
are local and national competitions
- Asmara Stadium
- Horse Racing at "Track C"
- Sembel Residentional Housing Tennis Court
- Bete Giorgis Tennis Court
- American Embassy Tennis Court
- Voce-Filgia Volley-ball and Basket-ball
Indoor sport areas
- Bowling Center
- Warsa Recreation Center
- Hotel Intercontinental
- Sembel Housing Complex
- Asmara Swimming Pool