It’s no longer news that the next edition of the FIFA World Cup will take place in the Asian nation of Qatar from November 21 to December 18, 2022. It would be edition 22 as far as the FIFA World Cup tournament is concerned and the tournament has been shifted from the normal summer time to the winter time due to the hot climate normally encountered in Qatar.
There would be eight match venues at the tournament in Qatar with 32 nations across the world expected to battle for the right to succeed defending champions France. The eight World Cup Stadiums are as follows:
- Lusail Stadium – This is one of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadiums and it would host five round of 16 games, one quarterfinal match, one semifinal game and the final match of the tournament. It has a capacity of 80,000 and the Stadium is under construction to be opened officially in 2021. The Stadium is in Lusail.
- Al Bayt Stadium – This World Cup Stadium in Al Khorwill host the opening match of the tournament. It is a 60,000 seater match venue.
- Al Janoub Stadium – Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah is one of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadiums with a capacity of 40,000.
- Al Rayyan Stadium – Al Rayyan Stadium in Al Rayyan has the same 40,000 capacity as Al Janoub Stadium.
- KhalifaInternational Stadium – This World Cup Stadium is situated in Doha and it has a capacity of 40,000.
- Education City Stadium – The Education City Stadium in Doha is one of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadiums and it has a capacity worth 40,000.
- Ras Abu Aboud Stadium – The Ras Abu Aboud Stadium in Ras Abu Aboudhas a 40,000 capacity and it would play host to five group games and one round of 16 game.
- Al Thumama Stadium – This is one of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Stadiums and it is based in Doha with a capacity of 40,000.