Qatar is going to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in November. And the country will host all 64 matches in newly built 8 stadiums. The tournament will take place in Lusail Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium, Stadium 974, Khalifa International Stadium, Education City Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, and Al Janoub Stadium. Let's get to know more about these stadiums. Let’s discuss the stadiums of the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup.
8 Stadiums of Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022
This is Qatar's biggest stadium of all eight stadiums having 80,000 seats. The Lusail Stadium is also where the final match for the FIFA World Cup is to occur. The construction began in the year 2017 and was done in 2021, with an estimated cost of $767 million.
Because of its convenient position in Lusail, a new metropolis will be created called Lusail City. The stadium's strategic planning included building a tram system, luscious parks, and overall, the perfect environment for a friendly environment for the community to grow. And once the tournament is over, schools, cafes, clinics, shopping centres, etc., will be built around it, making it the biggest and most important stadium in Qatar.
Al Bayt Stadium
The Al Bayt Stadium is important due to its historical correlation with nomadic people in Qatar. The stadium's structure having a tent-like shape was inspired due to its traditional nomadic tents. The construction of the Al Bayt Stadium began in the year 2014 and was completed by the end of 2021, with the construction cost being $847 million.