The Supreme Committee on Delivery and Legacy,
responsible for organizing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, has published live
images that show remarkable progress at Al-Bayt Stadium in the city of Jor.
one of eight stadiums that will host the World Cup matches, of which two are
ready: Al-Janoub and KhalifaInternational. Its roof
measures around 1600 tons, equivalent to 380 half-size cars.
Each of the
pillars is 94.4 meters and weighs 82 to 104 tons. According to safety regulations, the
pillars were raised and installed in stable weather conditions.
The Committee aspires to leave
both the inhabitants of the city and those of the country a beneficial legacy, Al-Bayt offers commercial and recreational
2022, the capacity of the land will be reduced to 30 thousand seats instead of
The upper part will be converted to a hotel
and the chairs of this part will be donated to countries that lack sports
infrastructure. The stadium is
scheduled to open at the end of 2019.
Meanwhile, the pace of work at the iconic Lusail Stadium continues
quickly, where both the inaugural and the final match will take place, as well,
apart from both matches, Lusail will
host matches of different rounds.
It is worth mentioning
that the capacity of the stadium will fit 80 thousand spectators,
the highest capacity of all of these in the world stadiums in Qatar.
As for the city of Lusail, the founder of QatarJassim bin Mohammed Al Thani lived there, at the beginning of the last century. Since then the city hasenjoyed specialrecognition.
The stadium design will housea mix between ancient and modern Islamic architecture. Its facade is adorned by the Arabic style designed in a creative way that allows the sun’s rays to enter the interior in an impressive way.