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Qatar World Cup Stadiums | FIFA World Cup 2022

FIFA 2022 World Cup Stadiums full details & their capacities with all Matches.

Qatar World Cup Stadiums | FIFA World Cup 2022

After putting the final touches on World Cup Stadiums, I found the largest stadium for the 2022 World Cup is [Lusail Stadium] Its audience capacity number is 80,000 spectators who will witness the final match of the next World Championship. Qatar has achieved unprecedented success over the past years. Seven stadiums were entirely built specifically to host the World Cup, while Khalifa International Stadium witnessed comprehensive development work. Below, we will provide an overview of those Stadiums that will host the 2022 World Cup matches.

01 – Lusail Stadium

Lusail Stadium

Opening Year: 2022
Spectators Capacity: 80,000 

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final
1x Semi-Final
FIFA Word Cup 2022 Final.

Lusail Stadium is the largest stadium for the 2022 World Cup in terms of capacity. The design of this exceptional stadium is inspired by the interplay of light and shadow that characterizes the traditional Arabic minaret, or fauns. It can accommodate 80,000 fans. Its structure and façade also reflect the intricate carvings on dinnerware utensils and other artifacts found throughout the Arab and Islamic world during the period of the rise of civilization in the region.

Lusail Stadium, located in the modern city of Lusail, It has a futuristic design that reflects the character of the city. The stadium’s readiness is scheduled to be announced in early 2022. It hosts ten matches in the World Cup, including the Final of the tournament.

02 – Al Bayt Stadium

Al-Bayt-Stadium

Opening Year: 2021
Spectators Capacity: 60,000

Matches
5x Group Matches (incl. Opening Match)
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final
1x Semi-Final.

Al Bayt Stadium is located in the city of Al Khor, about 46 km north of the Qatar capital, Doha. This sports office is distinguished by a unique design that Mbani’s Arab culture and it’s authentic traditions in its finest form. Albeit Stadium can accommodate 60,000 spectators. The canopy that serves as the stadium’s roof and is inspired by the true shape of the tent structure will cast a shadow over the pitch.

This will enhance the operation of the air-cooling technologies located throughout the stadium without the need to use additional sources of energy to generate or consume more of it. It will host nine matches in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from the group stage to the semi-finals.

03 – Khalifa International Stadium

Khalifa-International-Stadium

Opening Year: 1976
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
Match for Third Place.

Khalifa International Stadium is the first stadium in Qatar which can accommodate 40,000 fans. since 1976 the stadium is the first stadium of Qatar. It has a rich history of hosting many sporting events in tournaments and Qatar. In preparation for hosting the 2022 World Cup, Khalifa International Stadium has undergone extensive development work to become the first of the eight stadiums that will be ready to host the tournament. The stadium development work included changing its external façade and adding about 12,000 seats to raise its capacity, in addition to providing the stadium with energy-saving lighting systems.

The stadium’s readiness was announced in May 2017 when it hosted the final of the 45th edition of the Princes Cup. The stadium will host eight matches in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, including the match for third place.

04 – Al Janoub Stadium

Al Janoub Stadium

Opening Year: 2019
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16

Al Janoub Stadium is the first stadium for the Qatar 2022 tournament to be fully constructed. The second is the readiness after Khalifa International stadium. This Stadium is characterized by its design, inspired by the marine nature of the city of Al-Wakrah which hosts the stadium. The stadium is distinguished by its external façade, which is inspired by the ripples of the sails of traditional boats. Al Janoub Stadium is equipped with advanced cooling technology and the stadium features a retractable roof that allows reducing sunlight and shades the entire stadium, which contributes to raising the efficiency of the cool inch system inside the stadium. Al Janoub Stadium has a capacity of 40,000 seats during the Qatar World Cup 2022. It will host seven matches up to the quarterfinals.

05 – Education City Stadium

Education City Stadium

Opening Year: 2020
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final

Education City Stadium is located in the heart of Qatar. This stadium can accommodate 40,000 spectators. It is the first stadium in Qatar 2022 to be certified in the five-star category. Because the stadium has many advantages that support sustainability, including ease of transportation directly to it via public transportation, the use of interior materials that take into account the health of individuals and preserve the environment, and the use of energy-saving lighting.

The stadium features carbon dioxide sensors in the high-density spaces to ensure ventilation and air quality inside the stadium. In addition to an advanced irrigation system that ensures minimal water consumption to irrigate green spaces. The stadium will host eight matches during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

06 – Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

Opening Year: 2020
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16

Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was built on the site of an old stadium of the same name. Its external façade is decorated with symbols of family bonding and Qatari society and all these patterns and symbols combine a shield symbol mobilizing strength, unity, loyalty, and belonging. The facilities surrounding the stadium reflect the nature of the country as they take the form of sand dunes in reference to the desert character prevailing in the west of the country. It can accommodate 40,000 fans. It is scheduled to witness seven matches until the round of 16 during the 2022 World Cup. After the end of the World Cup, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium will become the headquarters of Al Rayyan Sports Club.

07 – Al Thumama Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium

Opening Year: 2021
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final

Al Thumama Stadium readiness was announced on October 22, 2021. During hosting the Amir Cup Final match it accommodates 40,000 fans. The design of Al Thumama Stadium is inspired by the shape of a traditional hat worn by the majority of men, the design of Al Thumama Stadium symbolizes the Qatari youth in their essential role in the renaissance of the country. This stadium was awarded best stadium design in the Sports Facilities and Stadiums under Construction category. Thus, it became the first football stadium in Qatar to receive this prestigious award.

Al Thumama Stadium will host eight matches during the 2022 World Cup from the group stage to the quarterfinal stage, it is scheduled to witness the Arab Cup matches six matches until the semi-finals.

08 – Stadium 974

Stadium 974

Opening Year: 2021
Spectators Capacity: 40,000

Matches
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16

Stadium 974 is named after the number of shipping containers used to build it. It can accommodate 40,000 fans. Stadium 974 is the first fully demountable stadium in the history of the FIFA World Cup. The stadium will host seven matches during the 2022 World Cup from the group stage to the round of 16.

 In your opinion, has Qatar achieved unprecedented success as it built seven complete stadiums specifically to host the World Cup tournament?

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