World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Thumama Stadium Profile

Located just 12 kilometers from its fabled skyline, Al Thumama Stadium is nestled in its namesake planned district of Doha, and it will seat 40,000 spectators for the World Cup finals. The Stadium’s design was based on the ghafiya, a traditional cap worn by men and boys around the Middle East. The woven details of… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Thumama Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Bayd Stadium Profile

Situated in Qatar’s fifth-largest city, Al-Khor’s Al-Bayt Stadium was given the ultimate honor of playing the opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup that features the host nation. Al-Bayt is the second-largest venue for football’s showpiece competition after Lusail, in which it seats 60,000 on matchdays. Including Match Number One, a total of nine… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Bayd Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Rayyan Stadium Profile

One of the two stadiums located in Al Rayyan Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium is the home of the municipality’s namesake club, which is a household name in Qatari football, having been an eight-time champions of the Stars League and have lifted the Amir Cup on six occasions. Initially built in 2003 as a 21,000-seater,… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Rayyan Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Lusail Stadium Profile

As the centerpiece of the tournament, the iconic Lusail Stadium is the heart and soul of Qatar’s desire of creating a World Cup unlike any other as it promises its fans to “Expect Amazing”. The design of the stadium is inspired by the light and shadow of the fanar lanterns, in which it will be… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Lusail Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Janoub Stadium Profile

Located in the country’s third largest city, Al Janoub Stadium seats 40,000 for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, where they will host six group stage matches and a round-of-16 tie. After the tournament the capacity will be halved, with the rest of the seating being donated to other nations as part of its legacy. Inspired… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Al Janoub Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Stadium 974 Stadium Profile

Located in the waterfront near the beaches of the Ras Abu Aboud district in Doha, Stadium 974 is the 2022 World Cup’s lone temporary playing venue, the first of its kind in the history of the tournament with its modular design. The number 974 pays homage to the site’s industrious past in two ways: the… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Stadium 974 Stadium Profile

World Cup 2022 Stadium – Khalifa International Stadium Profile

Situated in the Aspire Zone in the capital Doha, the Khalifa International Stadium is the most experienced venue in the upcoming World Cup. Built in 1975, it was named after Qatar’s second emir and seats 40,000 for the tournament where a total of eight matches will be played: six in the group stage, a round… Continue reading World Cup 2022 Stadium – Khalifa International Stadium Profile

The Last Ticket in Europe: A World Cup Playoff Preview 

The remaining qualifying round for the Europe to Qatar World Cup With five months to go before the World Cup kicks off, the last remaining slot from Europe is yet to be filled by way of Path A in the UEFA Second round qualifying to join Portugal and Poland as the last teams to qualify… Continue reading The Last Ticket in Europe: A World Cup Playoff Preview 

Classic World Cup Stadiums – Rose Bowl 

Pasadena’s Rose Bowl was named after its namesake postseason game of college football of the oval kind and has become one of the countless landmarks in American sport.   The stadium was known for its annual New Year’s spectacle between the champions of the Pac12 and the Big Ten conferences, which the fabled commentator Keith Jackson… Continue reading Classic World Cup Stadiums – Rose Bowl