FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

21 November - 18 December

Al Thumama Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium
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Based on the design of traditional Arabic headwear, the gahfiya, the stadium aims to radiate the culture of the country and region with its intricately designed exterior. A short 12km journey south from central Doha, Al Thumama Stadium is named after a native tree which can be found growing in the area. Designed by Qatari architect Ibrahim M.Jaidah, following the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ it will convert from a 40,000-seater into a 20,000 capacity stadium, housing a sports clinic and hotel.

Fact file

  • Official name: Al Thumama Stadium
  • Opened: TBD
  • Capacity: 40,000
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