The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy and Qatar Foundation has announced that the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadium located in Education City has been completed on schedule.
It is the third tournament-ready venue for Qatar 2022 to be completed, following the successful redevelopment of Khalifa International Stadium in 2017 and the inauguration of Al Janoub Stadium in 2019.
The stadium’s completion will be marked on 15 June with a live programme that celebrates the contribution of frontline workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
The show will also discuss the future of sport, mental health, and fan experience in a post-COVID-19 world.
Education City Stadium will make a direct contribution to international development will come after it has hosted matches through to the quarter-finals stage of the tournament.
The arena’s capacity will be reduced by half and 20,000 seats will be donated to build stadiums in developing countries, helping cultivate a passion for the game around the globe.
Supporters will be able to reach the stadium easily by either road or metro, with Doha’s bustling city centre just 7km away.
As with all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 stadiums, advanced cooling technologies will ensure comfortable temperatures year-round for players and fans.