Education City Stadium was inaugurated in June 2020 during a virtual event that paid tribute to front-line healthcare workers during the coronavirus pandemic. ... FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC," he added. REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari December 18, 2020 (Reuters) – Qatar inaugurated the fourth of eight 2022 World… It will host matches up to and including the round of 16 during Qatar 2022. Last Updated: Sat, Dec 19th, 2020, 20:21:04hrs. A general view of the stage for the UEFA preliminary draw. Learn more about the host of the FIFA Club World Cup 2020. The World Cup begins in November 2022. The launch of the Al-Rayyan Venue, 24 kilometres (15 miles) west of the capital Doha, marks one of the […] 2022 will be the last year for the 32-team format. Please sign in to your FIFA.com user account below. It was also another opportunity to test our readiness for Qatar 2022, with thousands of fans enjoying the spectacle, despite the challenges caused by the ongoing pandemic. Qatar inaugurated its latest stadium on Friday for the 2022 World Cup with a half-capacity 20,000-strong crowd who had all tested for the coronavirus or antibodies beforehand but with minimal social distancing.The launch of the Ahmad Bin Ali stadium, Doha, Dec 19 (IANS) The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, became the fourth fully operational FIFA World Cup 2022 venue to be inaugurated. Its structure will be built using modified shipping containers. Qatar will gain more match experience ahead of hosting the 2022 World Cup by effectively joining the qualifying group featuring European champion Portugal to play friendlies. Qatar inaugurated the fourth of eight 2022 World Cup venues, the Al Rayyan Stadium, when the country hosted the Amir Cup final between Al-Sadd … Tags: Sports. As Qatar marks two years to go until the World Cup 2022 final, here is a quick look at all eight stadiums that will host the matches. Qatar’s preparations for the FIFA World Cup in 2022 are receiving constant praise, with Aleksander Ceferin, the president of UEFA, the latest prominent figure to express admiration. Qatar is now planning for a “complete normal” World Cup in 2022 after the rapid progress in producing vaccines for the coronavirus, the tournament CEO … Al-Sadd, coached by former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez, beat Al-Arabi 2-1 to lift their 17th Amir Cup title after Algeria forward Baghdad Bounedjah scored twice. Soccer Football - The opening of Al Rayyan Stadium hosts the Amir Cup Final - Al Sadd v Al Arabi - Al Rayyan Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar - December 18, 2020. 19 Dec 2020 - 11:19 . Qatar World Cup 2022 – in numbers. Qatar is now planning for a “complete normal” World Cup in 2022 after the rapid progress in producing vaccines for the coronavirus, the tournament CEO … DOHA: Qatar inaugurated its latest stadium on Friday (Saturday in Manila) for the 2022 World Cup with a half-capacity 20,000-strong crowd who had all tested for the coronavirus or antibodies beforehand but social distancing was minimal. Learn more about the host of the FIFA Club World Cup 2020. Al Janoub Stadium was the first Qatar 2022 tournament venue to be built from scratch and will host matches up to and including the round of 16 during Qatar 2022. Qatar unveils its 4th World Cup stadium The fourth Qatar World Cup arena is officially ready for games as the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was unveiled on Friday, two years ahead of Qatar's 2022 final. Al Bayt Stadium, Qatar [Sorin Furcoi/Al Jazeera] 18 Dec 2020 The 2022 World Cup will be hosted in the Middle East for the first time. You’ll also get exclusive access to FIFA games, contests and prizes. As host nation for the 32-team tournament, Qatar is automatically qualified. Qatar inaugurated the fourth of eight 2022 World Cup venues, the Al Rayyan Stadium, when the country hosted the Amir Cup final between Al-Sadd and Al-Arabi on Friday. Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images Rainbow flags will be allowed in stadiums at the 2022 World Cup after Qatar … Average venue capacity: 47,500 seats Largest venue: Lusail Stadium (80,000 seats) Smallest venue: Multiple venues (40,000 seats) Average no. Opening match: Al Bayt Stadium Final: Lusail Stadium. “As a result, the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 will now be held from 1 to 11 February 2021, taking place in Qatar as per the original host appointment by the FIFA Council in June 2019. FIFA President praises Qatar's world cup preparations . QNA. Image: /reuters Daniele De Rossi pulls out Italy's name during the UEFA Preliminary Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar inaugurated the fourth of eight 2022 World Cup venues, the Al Rayyan Stadium, when the country hosted the Amir Cup final between Al-Sadd and Al-Arabi on Friday. Updated: Dec 19,2020 14:51 GMT. The inauguration coincides with Qatar National Day, as the country is scheduled to host the 2022 World Cup final exactly two years later. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, son of Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani the then Emir of Qatar, was the chairman of the bid committee. All rights reserved. Monday, 07 Dec 2020. info. Doha, Dec 19 (IANS) The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, became the fourth fully operational FIFA World Cup … Qatar inaugurates 4th stadium for 2022 Fifa World Cup. IANS. As Qatar marks two years to go until the World Cup 2022 final, here is a quick look at all eight stadiums that will host the matches. Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will be the first fully demountable tournament venue in football World Cup history. Qatar will allow Pride flags to be flown at the 2022 World Cup – but the starkly homophobic country will still expect visitors to respect its “culture”. Al Rayyan Stadium was inaugurated on December 18, 2020, to mark two years until the World Cup 2022 final. The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup is scheduled to be the 17th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organised international club football tournament between the winners of the six continental confederations, as well as the host nation's league champions. He coached Australia at the last World Cup in Russia on a short-term deal. Lusail Stadium will be the biggest tournament venue for the 2022 World Cup and will host the final, along with matches during every stage of the event. The organisers said about 28,000 seats from the stadium will be donated to developing countries after the tournament. Historic Club World Cup ticket on the line for Tigres and LAFC, Qatar 2020 ticket up for grabs for eight clubs, Copyright ©1994 - 2020 FIFA. It is set to host matches up to and including the round of 16 during Qatar 2022. Al Bayt Stadium is set to host matches up to and including the semi-final stage during Qatar 2022. The countdown to the first FIFA World Cup to be staged in the Middle East continues. Contact us. The tournament is scheduled to be hosted by Qatar. It will host matches up to and including the quarter-final stage during Qatar 2022. The Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup bid was a bid by Qatar to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.With a population of 2 million people, Qatar will be the first Arab state to host the World Cup. Located on the eastern coast of Qatar, the country’s capital was named Doha after the Arabic term 'dohat' meaning "roundness" — a reference to the rounded bays surrounding the area's coastline. General view outside the stadium after the match. 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The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium became the fourth fully operational FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament venue to be inaugurated and it will become the new home of Al Rayyan Sports Club. Nasser Al Khater, Chief Executive Officer, FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 LLC, said: “Tonight was an immensely proud occasion for Qatar and the people of Al Rayyan. Gulf-nation Qatar is home to around 2.8 million people. Al Jazeera looks at the status of all eight stadiums that will host the 2022 World Cup matches: Khalifa International Stadium was the first tournament-ready venue for Qatar 2022 and will host matches up to and including the third place play-off during Qatar 2022. Friday, one of eight venues for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the Al Rayyan Stadium, was declared open. This will allow you to make the most of your account with personalization. Gulf-nation Qatar is home to around 2.8 million people. The 40,000-capacity venue will host seven World Cup matches up to the round of 16. Cubcecle Inc., Infopark, Kakkanad, Kochi, India; 123 456 7890; admin@cubecle.com Teams: 32 Playing venues: 8 Matches: 65. Al Thumama Stadium is set to host matches up to and including the quarter-final stage during Qatar 2022. Qatar inaugurated the fourth of its eight World Cup stadiums, the Al Rayyan Stadium, on Friday, hosting the Amir Cup final.