QATAR 2022

Sixth 2022 World Cup stadium to be inaugurated in October

Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar’s capital Doha will be inaugurated on Friday 22 October 2021, marking the completion of Qatar’s sixth FIFA World Cup 2022.

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Sixth 2022 World Cup stadium to be inaugurated in October

Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar’s capital Doha will be inaugurated on Friday 22nd October 2021, marking the completion of Qatar’s sixth FIFA World Cup 2022 ready venue after Khalifa International, Al Janoub, Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali and Al Bayt stadiums.

The new 40,000 seat stadium will host the Amir Cup Final between Al Sadd and Al Rayyan, coached by Xavi Hernandez and Laurent Blanc respectively.

Al Thumama Stadium was designed by renowned Qatari architect Ibrahim M. Jaidah and reflects the traditional Arabic headwear, the gahfiya, with its intricate exterior. The venue will host matches up to and including the quarter-final at the FIFA World Cup 2022 with the stadium also set to host matches up to and including the semi-final at the FIFA Arab Cup 2021, taking place this November and December.