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Al Thumama Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium

Al Thumama Stadium is a football stadium in Al Thumama, Qatar. The seating capacity of the stadium is 40,000. The stadium design represents the traditional woven cap worn by men of the Middle East. The stadium designs show the culture of the country. The stadium will be one of the most remarkable stadiums among other World Cup Stadiums. The stadium is expected to be opened in 2021. The architect of the Stadium is Ibrahim M. Jaidah (Arab Engineering Bureau). The Structural Engineer of the Stadium is Schlaich Bergermann Partners. The Service Engineers of the Stadium is JAIN consultants (Jain and Partners, Dubai). The General Contractor of the stadium is Al Jaber Engineering Tekfen Construction.

Design inspiration: The gahfiya (traditional woven cap) worn by men and boys in the Middle East
2022 matches: Up to the quarter-final stage
2022 capacity: 40,000
Legacy: Home of a local football club
Legacy capacity: 20,000

Matches:

5x Group Matches
1x Round of 16
1x Quarter-Final

History from Wikipedia

Al Thumama Stadium (Arabic: ملعب الثمامة‎ Malʿab ath-Thumāma) is a football stadium currently under construction in Al Thumama, Qatar. It will be the venue of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Construction

The Al Thumama Stadium is one of seven stadiums, which are built for the FIFA World cup Qatar 2022. It is located near Hamad International Airport. A joint venture between Al Jaber Engineering of Qatar and Tekfen Construction of Turkey is significantly involved in the construction work. The architectural design, by the Chief Architect of Arab Engineering Bureau Ibrahim Jaidah, takes its inspiration from the traditional taqiyah hat, a traditional cap which is worn by men and boys across the middle east. A 50,000 square meter public park will surround the stadium. The stadium has a capacity of 40,000 seats. Its completion is expected for 2021. Its completion is expected for 2021.

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