Al Rayyan Stadium
Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium or Al Rayyan Stadium is in Al Rayyan, Qatar. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 seats. The stadium is Qatar’s fourth FIFA 2022 venue. The stadium will host seven matches during World Cup. Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium is the center of attraction among all stadiums in Qatar. The stadium is located in Umm Al Afaei, Al Rayyan, Qatar. The stadium was opened in 2003 and renovated in 2020. The stadium plays a vital role in the World Cup.
Design inspiration: Qatar’s story – the importance of family, beauty of the desert, and native flora and fauna
2022 matches: Up to the quarter-final stage
2022 capacity: 40,000
Legacy: Home of Al Rayyan Sports Club
Legacy capacity: 20,000
5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
History from Wikipedia
Ahmed bin Ali Stadium (Arabic: ملعب أحمد بن علي), is a multi-purpose stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar, that is home to Al-Rayyan Sports Club and Al-Kharitiyath Sports Club. The stadium, built-in 2003, had a seating capacity of 21,282.
A new stadium was built in the place of Ahmed bin Ali Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which Qatar will host. The renovation includes a huge ‘media facade’ with a membrane that will act as a screen for projections, news, commercials, sports updates, current tournament information, and matches. Seating capacity was increased to 40,740, and all seats were shaded.