From around the globe, expectant football fans are looking forward to the most awaited sports event, FIFA World Cup 2022. FIFA World cup 2022 Football stadiums will host some exuberant matches for the fans.
Qatar will host this year’s FIFA World Cup 2022, with kickoffs among 32 teams that will be played across eight stadiums. FIFA World Cup 2022 will start from late- November to mid-December, not scheduled in June or July due to Qatar’s extremely scorching heat in summer.
This time World Cup 2022 Football Stadiums include eight stadiums where FIFA World Cup 2022 is going to be held where fans can enjoy the most anticipated sports of all time and at the same time be amused by the remarkable designs of ultramodernity.
THE KHALIFA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM
LOCATION: Al Rayyan, Doha
GAMES: Eight matches, including third-place
Al Rayyan’s iconic stadium, The Khalifa International Stadium, is the most historic stadium built-in 1976 among other stadiums, which were only built after the decision of FIFA to host its FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Big anticipated sports events like Asian Games, the Arabian Gulf Cup, and the AFC Asian Cup were hosted in this well-built venue, which was later renovated in 2017.
This stadium is located at the center among all the venues, making it the most notable football venue of all.
This stadium is redeveloped to increase its capacity making it 45,000 with necessary appliances like in-built cooling systems to maintain the soaring heat within the stadium.
These innovative cooling technology will help FIFA World cup 2022 be held in comfortable environments, allowing players to compete in totally suitable temperatures.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at The Khalifa International Stadium
|21st November||16:00||England vs Iran||Group B|
|23rd November||13:00||Germany vs Japan||Group E|
|25th November||19:00||Netherlands vs. Ecuador||Group A|
|27th November||19:00||Croatia vs Canada||Group F|
|29th November||18:00||Ecuador vs Senegal||Group A|
|1st December||22:00||Japan vs Spain||Group E|
|3rd December||18:00||Winner group A vs Runner-up group B||Round of 16|
|17th December||18:00||Loser Match 61 vs Loser match 62||Third-place|
8 total matches will be played at The Khalifa International Stadium including 6 group stage matches, 1 round of 16 and 1 match for third-place as per the Arabia Standard Time.
AL BAYT STADIUM
LOCATION: Al Khor, 35km north of Doha
GAMES: Eight, including the opening match
Al Bayt Stadium is built like the historic tents, bayt al sha’ar, used by the nomadic people of Qatar. This unique design resembles the tent-like structure’s culture and tradition, which helps the stadium maintain the temperature, giving it a mixture of modernity and traditional vibe. The very first game of FIFA World Cup 2022 will be held there, which will play a big hand in more advertisement of the FIFA World Cup 2022. World cup 2022 Football stadiums will host some exuberant matches for the fans.
This stadium is located in Al Khor city, 35 km north of Doha, widely famous for pearl diving and fishing. This stadium is also the furthest stadium from Doha but only a 35-minute drive.
The Al Bayt Stadium is the embodiment of modern engineering, preserving the traditional culture of Qatar. This opening venue for FIFA World Cup 2022 will be a magnificent sight for any football fan with a massive capacity for more than 60,000 spectators. Similarly, the upper tier of this massive portable structure withholds 12,000 capacity. It will be gifted to other nations as a sports infrastructure, which will certainly encourage the cultural love of football in other nations. The estimated cost for this unique infrastructure is around $800 million significantly being the main highlighting factor among people for this compelling design. With this on mind this venue will certainly keep up with the hype for a long time.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at Al Bayt Stadium
|21st November||19:00||Qatar vs Ecuador||Group A|
|23rd November||13:00||Morocco vs Croatia||Group F|
|25th November||22:00||England vs USA||Group B|
|27th November||22:00||Spain vs Germany||Group E|
|29th November||18:00||Netherlands vs Qatar||Group A|
|1st December||18:00||E2 vs Germany||Group E|
|4th December||22:00||Winner group B vs runner-up group A||Round of 16|
|10th December||22:00||Winner match 51 vs Winner match 52||Quarter-finals|
|14th December||22:00||Winner match 59 vs Winner match 60||Semi-finals|
9 total matches will be played at Al Bayt Stadium including 6 group stage matches, 1 round of 16 match, 1 match for quarter-finals and 1 match for semi-finals as per the Arabia Standard Time.
LOCATION: Lusail (15km north of Doha)
GAMES: 10(With the final match)
This flagship stadium, located just 15 km north of Doha, is The Lusail Stadium with the largest capacity of all other stadiums with the whopping 86,000 seats, is truly a hype- building site to see this year.
In addition to that, the crucial game of the FIFA World Cup 2022, the final will be kicked-off here. In design’s perspective, this stadium represents the bowls and vessels like structure which historically represents the Arabian culture that holds a recognition to the history of Arab.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at Lusail Stadium
|22nd November||13:00||Argentina vs Saudi Arabia||Group C|
|24th November||22:00||Brazil vs Serbia||Group G|
|26th November||22:00||Argentina vs Mexico||Group C|
|28th November||22:00||Portugal vs Uruguay||Group H|
|30th November||22:00||Saudi Arabia vs Mexico||Group C|
|2nd December||22:00||Cameroon vs Brazil||Group G|
|6th December||22:00||Winner group H vs runner-up group G||Round of 16|
|9th December||22:00||Winner match 49 vs Winner match 50||Quarter-finals|
|13th December||22:00||Winner match 57 vs Winner match 58||Semi-finals|
|18th December||18:00||Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62||Finals|
AHMAD BIN ALI STADIUM
LOCATION: Al Rayyan (20km west of Doha)
GAMES: 7(up to last 16)
Among the most tourist attraction city of Qatar, Al Rayyan truly holds it name and located at the middle, the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium’s unique design portraits the architecture and handicrafts of Islam.
This venue is also an important site for the kickoff of FIFA World Cup 2022 with over 40,000 seats, this stadium is just 20 km west of Doha. FIFA World cup 2022 Football stadiums will host some exuberant matches for the fans.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at Ahmad Bin Ali
|21st November||22:00||USA vs (Wales/Scotland/Ukraine)||Group B|
|23rd November||22:00||Belgium vs Canada||Group F|
|25th November||13:00||(Wales/Scotland/Ukraine) vs Iran||Group B|
|27th November||13:00||Japan vs (Costa Rica / New Zealand)||Group E|
|29th November||22:00||(Wales/Scotland/Ukraine) vs England||Group B|
|1st December||18:00||Croatia vs Belgium||Group F|
|3rd December||22:00||Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D||Round of 16|
GAMES: 8(up to last 16)
Stadium 974 previously known as Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is one of the playing sites for FIFA World Cup 2022. As the name suggests, this stadium is built using 974 shipping containers, and in addition to that, this stadium is a remarkable piece of art by Qatar 2022 standards.
Located in Doha, this stadium has a capacity of over 40,000 seats hosting 7 games for the FIFA World Cup 2022.
After the FIFA World Cup is over ,this stadium is set to be dismantled in pieces for using it in other purposes like waterfront development.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at STADIUM 974
|22nd November||19:00||Mexico vs Poland||Group C|
|24th November||19:00||Portugal vs Ghana||Group H|
|26th November||19:00||France vs Denmark||Group D|
|28th November||19:00||Brazil vs Switzerland||Group G|
|30th November||22:00||Poland vs Argentina||Group C|
|2nd December||22:00||Serbia vs Switzerland||Group G|
|5th December||22:00||Winner group G vs Runner-up Group H||Round of 16|
EDUCATION CITY STADIUM
LOCATION: Al Rayyan, (7km west of Doha)
GAMES: 8(with one quarter-final)
Situated within the Qatari universities just 7 km west of Doha , Education City Stadium is another set-piece venue for FIFA World Cup 2022. This stadium had already hosted the 2021 FIFA club world cup final, making it a high-profile hosting stadium.
In this Education City Stadium, 7 games will be kicked-off and after the FIFA World Cup 2022 is finished , 20000 seats will be removed and donated to other housing and sports events all around the country.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at EDUCATION CITY STADIUM
|22nd November||16:00||Denmark vs Tunisia||Group D|
|24th November||16:00||Uruguay vs South Korea||Group H|
|26th November||16:00||Poland vs Saudi Arabia||Group C|
|28th November||16:00||South Korea vs Ghana||Group H|
|30th November||18:00||Tunisia vs France||Group D|
|2nd December||18:00||South Korea vs Portugal||Group H|
|6th December||18:00||Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E||Round of 16|
|9th December||18:00||Winner group 53 vs Runner-up group 54||Quarter-finals|
AL THUMAMA STADIUM
LOCATION: 12km south of Doha
GAMES: 8(with one quarter-final)
The newly built stadium just 12km south of Doha , Al Thumama Stadium is another marvelous piece of engineering to hold FIFA World Cup 2022. This stadium resembles the historical woven cap, gahfiya that men across the Middle West commonly wear.
The total of 8 games will be held at the Al Thumama Stadium with over 40,000 seats for fans to enjoy the marvelous view and the outstanding
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at AL THUMAMA STADIUM
|21st November||13:00||Senegal vs Netherlands||Group A|
|23rd November||19:00||Spain vs E2||Group E|
|25th November||16:00||Qatar vs Senegal||Group A|
|27th November||16:00||Belgium vs Morocco||Group F|
|29th November||22:00||Iran vs USA||Group B|
|1st December||18:00||Canada vs Morocco||Group F|
|4th December||18:00||Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C||Round of 16|
|10th December||18:00||Winner group 55 vs Winner match 56||Quarter-finals|
AL JANOUB STADIUM
LOCATION: Al Wakrah, Qatar
GAMES: 8(with one quarter-final)
One of the eight venue for the FIFA World Cup 2022 is the Al Janoub Stadium not to forget one of the profound design resembling the historical fishing, pearl diving and traditional dhow boats.
Located at the oldest inhabitated areas of south of Doha, this stadium has more than 40000 seats for the spectators to watch the game. A total of 7 FIFA World Cup games will be played at Al Janoub with one round of 16, and shortly after the FIFA World Cup, the seats will be reduced to 20000. FIFA World cup 2022 Football stadiums will host some exuberant matches for the fans.
ALL FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches at AL JANOUB STADIUM
|22nd November||22:00||France vs D2||Group D|
|24th November||13:00||Switzerland vs Cameroon||Group G|
|26th November||13:00||Tunisia vs D2||Group D|
|28th November||13:00||Cameroon vs Serbia||Group G|
|30th November||18:00||D2 vs Denmark||Group D|
|2nd December||18:00||Ghana vs Uruguay||Group H|
|5th December||18:00||Winner group E vs Runner-up Group F||Round of 16|