FIFA Qatar 2022

5 key points about Lusail Stadium

Between November 20 and December 18, 2022, Qatar will play host to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM. In 2022, a country in the Middle East will make history by hosting the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM. In total, there will be 64 games between 32 teams played over eight venues in Qatar. The venues for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM in Qatar are the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail, the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah, the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Khor, the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, the Education City Stadium in Doha, the Stadium 974 in Doha, and the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha. There is room for 80,000 fans at Lusail Iconic Stadium. The most used stadium will host 10 total events, including the tournament’s championship and final games. Al Bayt Stadium, which will hold nine matches, will host the opening ceremony and first game of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM on November 20.


Stadium in a green city

During the construction of Lusail, eco-friendly building practises and water recycling technologies were implemented wherever possible. Because the reclaimed water was used to water the plants around the stadium, the location was able to preserve forty percent more water than the normal stadium development. The roof, which is made of cutting-edge Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), protects the stadium from hot winds, keeps out dust, and lets in just the right amount of light to keep the pitch green while also minimizing the strain on the cooling system. Lusail was able to earn a perfect score of five on the Global Sustainability Assessment System’s Design & Build and Construction categories by using an environmentally conscious approach to building.


Competent enough for the World Cup Final

Lusail Stadium will play host to more games than any other venue during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM, which will be held in Qatar. Ten World Cup games will be played at Lusail. In addition to the six matches that are scheduled to take place during the group stage, it will serve as the venue for the championship game, as well as all of the games that take place in the semifinals and quarterfinals of the tournament. Lusail will host its first ever World Cup match on November 22, when Argentina and Saudi Arabia will square off against one other there.


Convenient proximity to public transportation

Holders of the Hayya Card will have unrestricted access to Qatar’s cutting-edge public transit system beginning on November 11, 2018, and continuing through December 22, 2022. Fans who wish to visit the venue can take the Doha Metro and get off at the Lusail QNB Station on the Red Line. This station is ideally situated close to the venue and can easily be reached by foot. Direct access will be provided via the Al Khor Expressway to the stadium. The stadium will be surrounded by a number of park-and-ride spaces that are conveniently located nearby. After the year 2022, passengers will be able to take the Lusail Light Rail Tram all the way up to the front entrance of the complex.


A gathering place for the neighborhood

The stadium and the precinct that surrounds it will be home to a wide range of public amenities, including residential areas, retail establishments, food and drink venues, a medical facility, and educational institutions. After the conclusion of the World Cup, the modular upper tier will be repurposed, and the seats will be given to a region that is in need of more adequate sporting facilities.


A blend of modernity and antiquity

The traditional Indonesian lantern, known as the fanar, served as inspiration for the design of Lusail, which resulted in a wonderfully futuristic piece because to the way light and shadow interact in the fanar’s pattern. The design of the stadium is reminiscent of the intricate patterns that were found on bowls and other containers during the golden age of art and craftsmanship in the Islamic and Arab countries.

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