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Best Stadiums in Fifa World Cup 2022 Qatar

Best Stadiums in Fifa World Cup 2022 Qatar

Best Stadiums in Fifa World Cup 2022 Qatar

In preparation for the 2022 Fifa world cup Qatar is constructing eight breathtaking stadiums at a total cost of 10 billion us dollar

1. Al Janoub Stadium

Capacity: 40,777
City: Doha

 

 

The al-janoub stadium is located 15 kilometers south of central Doha. The capital and largest city of Qatar. It has an oval shape featuring a unique roof design created by the famous now deceased architect Zaha Hadid. Who was inspired by the region’s seashells and traditional dhow fishing boats inside the stadium are over 40,000 seats split among two tiers a rib-like design on the interior roof imitates the structure of a Dhow boat’s hole building on the design’s theme encircling the stadium is a plaza addition to extensive gardens construction started on the al-janoub stadium in 2016 and may 2019 it was officially complete.

 

       2. Al Thumama Stadium
  Capacity: 40,000
  City: Doha

The Al-thumama stadium less five kilometers south of central Doha. Its design is meant resemble a gaffia traditional woven cup worn by men and boys across. The middle-east insides stadium are 40,000 seats split among two tiers surrounding the stadium is plaza with geometrically arranged gardens construction stared in 2017 and as of November 2020 the stadium is closing on completion.

 

 


3.  Al Bayt Stadium
    Capacity: 60,000
    City: Doha

 

The Al-bayt Stadium is located three kilometers south of central Al-Khor. A town 40 kilometers north of Doha. Its design is meant resemble a tent from the bedouin people. A population of desert dwelling nomads native to the region. Inside stadium are 60,000 seats splits among three tiers covering the pitch is a retractable roof that opens and closes in only 20 minutes. Lastly surrounding the stadium is a massive circular plaza along with practice fields. The al-bayt stadium being the second largest venue is planned to host one of the tournament’s semi-finals. Construction stared in 2015 and in October, 2019 it was officially finished.

 

 

4.Lusail Stadium
   Capacity: 86250

   City: Doha

The lusail stadium will lie 15 kilometers north of central Doha. It will be the tournament’s largest venue hosting the world cup final. It will have a sleek modern design that resembles a bowl with a fully retractable stunningly sloped roof. Inside the stadium will be 86,000 seats split among two tiers that will provide an incredible atmosphere and circling the stadium will be a huge landscaped plaza with facility buildings. As of November 2020 the main concrete seating bowl is complete and the exterior is under contruction. The stadium is planned to be finished in 2021. It is the centerpiece of a larger 45 billion dollar planned city called lusail.

 

 

 

5.Education City

   Capacity 40,000
   City: Doha

 

The Education city stadium is located at 10 kilometers north-west of central Doha. It has an oval shaped design with a modern metallic exterior made of diamond-esque triangles during the day these triangles change color based on the sun’s movement and in the night the panel’s leds display magnificent light shows. Inside the stadium are 40,000 seats split among three tiers. Lastly surrounding the arena is a plaza with a lowered walkway. Construction started in 2016 and in june 2020 the stadium was finished. It’s part of Qatar’s education city a development launched in 1997 that now serves as an intellectual hub for the region.

 

 

   6. Ras Abu Aboud Stadioum
   City: Doha
   Capacity: 40,000


The Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will sit along the Persian gulf just 3 kilometers east of central Doha. It will have a rounded square shape and will be constructed from multi-colored shipping containers supported by steel frames. Inside will be 40,000 seats split among two tiers. The stadium will be enveloped by a square shaped plaza surrounded by gardens construction stared on the venue in 2018. As of November 2020. The steel framing is almost finished and many of the containers and seating have been installed. It is planned to be opened in 2021.  

 7.  Al Rayyan Stadium
     Capacity: 40,000
     City: Doha

The Al-rayan stadium sits 20 kilometers west of central Doha. On the edge of the desert. It has a rounded rectangular shape with an interesting roof design made of protruding steel beams around it is a spectacular undulating facade that incorporates symbols of Qatari culture in addition the facilities around it mirror the shape of the country’s sand dunes. Inside the stadium are 40,000 seats split among three tiers around the stadium are green spaces and practice fields. Construction started on the alright stadium in 2016 and in October 2020. It was officially opened.

8. khalifa international stadium 
    Capacity: 45,416
    City: Doha

The Khalifa International stadium is located at eight kilometers west of central Doha. It was first opened in 1976. With a capacity of 20,000 people in 2006 it was upgraded to 40,000 seats and in 2014. Construction started to further renovate it for the world cup. Additional seats and hospital facilities were added all the concession stands were refurbished and a large roof membrane was built over 70% of the stadium. In 2017 the renovations were complete making it the first stadium finished.

 

Together Qatar’s eight stadiums will cost 10 billion us dollars. Which is being funded by the government after the world cup. They will be disassembled or reduced in size and repurposed into community facilities. They are part of a larger 200 billion dollar infrastructure development project that includes new urban developments and airport and expressway system and a port all in preparation for the world cup. Sporting event is controversial many countries are frustrated that a desert nation smaller the us state of Connecticut won the bid to world’s largest sporting event in addition with the tournament being held in November and December it will interfere with club leagues from around the world furthermore there have been concerns over the treatment of migrant workers involved in the stadium construction. Despite this the stadiums are truly captivating pieces of engineering. They form a network spread throughout Doha. Which in 2022 will fill the entire city with football fervor.

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