FIFA World Cup 2022 has just began and the excitement levels are at peak. Here is a look at the Khalifa International Stadium.
The FIFA World Cup is the peak of football achievement worldwide. Over the years, the illustrious competition has produced a number of legendary players. Over the course of the World Cup’s long history, which has spanned more than nine decades, various great footballing nations have participated due to the importance of the honour and glory. The anticipation is building as the 2022 edition in Qatar has commenced, and the fans are more excited than ever.
The World Cup in Qatar will feature matches in a total of eight stadiums. All of the stadiums have been newly built and will be used for the first time on a worldwide stage because it is the first time the nation will host a significant international competition. The knockout round matches will be played at all World Cup venues for the first time ever. Let’s have a look at the Khalifa International Stadium.
The Khalifa International Stadium is located in the capital of Qatar, Doha. The stadium is a multi-purpose one. It is one of the oldest stadiums in the country having opened way back in 1976. Khalifa International Stadium has hosted the Asian Games too before. It is the official home stadium of the Qatar National Team. A long renovation took place to get the stadium in the best shape for the FIFA World Cup 2022. It has a capacity of just below 50,000.
The Khalifa International Stadium is scheduled to host eight matches during the FIFA World Cup 2022. The first one was the 6-2 thrashing of Iran by England. It is also supposed to host a round of 16 fixture and also the third place play-off.