Sport and Activities in Maputo


Mozambique is passionate about soccer (football) and their national team, the Os Mambas competes often in continent-wide tournaments. Though they are far from one of the best teams in Africa, Mozambique does send a number of star players to Portugal to play professionally.


Maputo's primary stadium is the Estádio do Zimpeto. It sits 42, 000 people and is located just north of Maputo. The Atheltico Maputo Stadium is a secondary stadium that sits 20,000 people.

The Accra Sports (Ohene Djan) Stadium sits 40,000 people and is used primarily for soccer (football) matches.


In addition to soccer, there are a number of other sport clubs, groups and areas that expats can visit. This includes:

Otherwise, Costa do Sol is a great spot to run, bike or walk.

Gyms in Maputo

There are a few gyms and fitness facilities located throughout Maputo. Prices vary considerably for classes and memberships so it is best to contact the gym directly for further information.

  • Physico, in Clube Marítimo
  • Maysha, inside the Polana Hotel
  • Clube Naval gym
  • SuperMares

Update 15/06/2015


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