QATAR 2022

Al-Thawadi: "Education City and Al Bayt stadiums will be ready in the middle of 2020"

The works leading into the World Cup continue at a steady pace and the man responsible for the tournament's projects says everything will be ready in 2021.

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Al-Thawadi: "Education City and Al Bayt stadiums will be ready in the middle of 2020"

Hassan Al-Thawadi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the person responsible for the projects and initiatives dedicated to the World Cup in Qatar 2022, has revealed a series of events that will take place in Qatar this year.

Amongst the most important events are the African Super Cup, which will be played between Espérance Sportive de Tunis FC and Zamalek from Egypt along with the FIFA Club World Cup 2020. They will see thousands of fans coming to Qatar from around the world.

According to Al-Thawadi, half-way through the year, Education City and Al Bayt stadiums will be ready for the World Cup 2022. With the arrivals of the finals in 2021, all of the projects leading in to the World Cup will be finished.

“The biggest sporting events, such as the World Cup, always create perfect opportunities to bring people together,” said Al-Thawadi. The recent club World Cup Cup held recently in Qatar brought fans from the five continents to celebrate a spectacular festival of football and the chance to create bridges between them.

According to Al-Thawadi, the sporting events contribute to the transformations of socieites along with being beneficial to the individuals from all generations. “We continue working for everyone's guaranteed benefit and the capacity of sports to break down borders, bring people closer and the importance of this unique opportunity we have to achieve this objective,” said Al-Thawadi.