Two new stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup were inaugurated on Tuesday. Qatar’s two World Cup stadiums, Al Bayt and Stadium 974 began their journey through the FIFA Arab Cup; Which is also known as Ras Abu Abud Stadium.
The FIFA Arab Cup kicks off on Tuesday with 16 countries in the Arab region. The third match of the tournament was played at Al Bayt Stadium and the next match was played at Stadium 974. The opening match of next year’s World Cup in Qatar will be played at Al Bayt Stadium.
Hosts Qatar and Bahrain played in the first match of the 60,000-capacity Al Bayt Stadium. Where Qatar won 1-0. The United Arab Emirates beat Syria 2-1 in the first match at the 404-capacity stadium 974.
Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has announced the inauguration of Al Bayt Stadium. He announced the opening of the stadium as well as the FIFA Arab Cup. Stadium 974 was inaugurated shortly after Al Bayt Stadium.
A total of nine matches, including the opening match of the Qatar World Cup, will be played at Al Bayt Stadium. There will be five matches in this field including the current Arab Cup final. Stadium 974, on the other hand, will host seven World Cup matches. The stadium is the venue for a total of six matches, including the third-place finisher of the FIFA Arab Cup.
Of the eight stadiums at the World Cup in Qatar, only Lucille Stadium remains open after the opening of Al Bayt and Stadium 984. Work on the Lusail Stadium has already been completed. The World Cup organizing authority plans to announce the opening of the stadium soon.
The 16 participating countries in the FIFA Arab Cup are Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, and the United Arab Emirates.