FIFA World Cup 2022 Venues: Stadium 974

FIFA World Cup 2022 is just round the corner and the excitement levels are at peak. Here is a look at Stadium 974.

Stadium 974, Credit: Twitter
By annirudh bhalla | Nov 17, 2022 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us


The pinnacle of football achievement internationally is the FIFA World Cup. Many renowned players have emerged from the illustrious rivalry over the years. Due to the significance of the honour and glory, numerous great footballing nations have taken part during the World Cup’s lengthy history, which has spanned more than nine decades. The excitement among supporters for the 2022 edition in Qatar is growing as the date draws closer.

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There will be games in the World Cup in Qatar 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 detailed look at Stadium 974.

Stadium 974

Stadium 974 is a temporary venue made from 974 recycled shipping containers and will be functional during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. It will be the first time in the history of the competition that a temporary venue will be used. The procurement process for the stadium began way back in 2017. It was officially launched in November 2021. Stadium 974 hosted five matches during the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup. The stadium has a capacity of around 40,000 people.

Fixtures to be held at Stadium 974

Stadium 974 is supposed to host five matches during the duration of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The first fixture to held there will be the group C encounter between Mexico and Poland. While, the last match will be the round of 16 fixture between the group G winners and group H runners up. This will also be the only knockout match that the stadium will host.