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Al Bayt Stadium – Al Khor City

Al Bayt Stadium – Al Khor City

Al Bayt Stadium is in Al Khor, Qatar. The stadium will be opened on 11 February 2021. The architect of the stadium is Albert Speer. Al Khor Stadium has a capacity of 60,000 seats. Al Khor Stadium or Al Bayt Stadium is a playing venue for FIFA World Cup. One of the semi-finals in the world cup is expected in this stadium.

Design inspiration: The Bayt al-sha’ar of nomadic peoples who have lived in Qatar’s deserts for millennia
2022 matches: Up to the semi-final stage
2022 capacity: 60,000
Legacy: Home of Al Khor Sports Club
Legacy capacity: 32,000

Matches:

5x Group Matches (including Opening Match)
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final
1x Semi-Final

History from Wikipedia

Al Bayt Stadium (Arabic: استاد البيت‎) is a proposed football stadium which will be built in Al KhorQatar, in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium’s construction contract was awarded to Salini and Cimolai in 2015. In January 2020, the stadium received sustainability certificates of green design, construction management, and energy efficiency.

Plans

It will take on an asymmetrical seashell motif, providing covered seating for all spectators. Connected to a number of transportation systems, the onsite parking will be able to hold 6,000 cars, 350 buses, and the coming and going of 150 public buses/shuttles, as well as 1,000 taxis and water taxis. The stadium will host around 60,000 World Cup fans, including 1,000 seats for the press. The stadium is certified for its sustainability credentials under the Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) for a number of certifications representing sustainable design & build and construction management practices.

The stadium will also include luxurious hotel suites and rooms with balcony views of the football field.

To mark the National Sports Day, the stadium’s adjacent park’s official opening was announced to be held on Qatar’s sports day itself, 11 February 2020.

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