As part of the organization of the African Cup of Nations (CAN 2021) the Ivorian government is planning to entrust a private operator with a public contract to build sports facilities and accommodation, according to the international tender published on Tuesday in the local press.
This work, divided into four lots, focuses on the rehabilitation of the competition stadiums in Bouaké (the Peace Stadium, with capacity to be increased from 25,000 to 40,000 seats), Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan and the construction of three new stadiums in Korhogo (North), in San-Pedro (South-West) in Yamoussoukro (Center) with a capacity of 20,000 places each.
In addition to these competition areas, there are stages of training for qualified teams to be rehabilitated, notably four in Bouaké, eight in Abidjan, four in Korhogo, four in San Pedro and four in Yamoussoukro.
In terms of accommodation, there are a total of 96 villas with 5 rooms to be built in Bouaké, San-Pedro and Korhogo. In this latter place, there is also a 3-star hotel with 50 beds to be built.
The overall maximum time for completion of studies and work is set at twenty-four (24) months, the notice of appeal shall specify.
Companies or groups of companies (composed of architects, consulting firms and works companies) may be candidates for selection, able to carry out the project under the required conditions, indicates the call for tenders.
A preparatory meeting is scheduled for 21 September 2017 at 9 am (GMT and local time) in the Ministry of Sports and Recreation in the Directorate of Administrative and Financial Affairs.
Local candidates are invited to withdraw the DAO (Bidding Documents) from the National Bureau of Technical and Development Studies (BNETD). Candidates outside Cote d’Ivoire can receive the digital version of the CAD by return of mail upon request to the BNETD e-mail address. The bid is set at 500,000 CFA francs ” non-refundable ”.
The tenders, according to the opinion, must include an offer guarantee established by a bank approved by the Ministry of Economy and Finance according to the amounts for Bouaké and Abidjan (CFAF 220 million), Korhogo (CFAF 450 million) San-Pedro (300 million FCFA) and Yamoussoukro whose work is optional (200 million FCFA).