Qatar announced completion of its third stadium for the 2022 World Cup yesterday.
The Education City Stadium was initially due to host the semi-final of the Club World Cup on 18th December but, the opening was postponed due to delays in certification.
Now, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, together with Qatar Foundation announced completion of preparations for the third FIFA World Cup 2022 Stadium in Education City.
The Education City ground, so-named due to the surrounding university and research campuses, will host fixtures through till the quarter-finals.
After the tournament, half of its 40,000 seats will be given as donation to build stadiums in developing countries.
The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy is on track to deliver all eight stadiums for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 well ahead of schedule.
Two and a half years prior to beginning of World Cup, Qatar had already launched a new 40,000 capacity Al-Janoub Stadium and the renovated Khalifa International ground.
Five new stadiums are under construction in Qatar. While Al-Janoub Stadium and Khalifa International Stadium have been launched, the latest is the Educational City Stadium. Two more stadiums will be ready by end of 2020, namely, Al Bayt and Al Rayyan. The remaining venues will be delivered in advance before the tournament, which is due to begin on 21st November 2022.
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