Lusail Stadium. Photo: Jhereman
Qatar 2022 Reveals Iconic Lusail Stadium.
Qatar aims to bring the World Cup to the Middle East for the first time in the history of the tournament. FIFA’s Executive Committee will vote on the locations of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup Finals on December 2, 2010, in Zurich, Switzerland.
Last April in Dubai, Qatar 2022 announced details of a number of its stadia, and the world-first, carbon-neutral technology it will use to cool stadiums, fan fests/zones and training sites if Qatar is chosen to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup – paving the way for the first ever cooled outdoor global sporting event.
Recently Qatar 2022 Reveals Iconic Lusail Stadium, a 86,250-seat stadium in the heart of New Lusail City would host opening and final matches.
Qatar 2022 Chief Executive, Hassan Abdulla Al Thawadi, added: “All our state-of-the-art stadia will be linked to a brand new metro system and totally integrated with a comprehensive shuttle bus network, allowing fans to travel to games by public transport. Fans will be able to watch more than one game in a day while staying in the same accommodation throughout the tournament. "We have also designed our new stadia with legacy front of mind and, with their modular design, can be reduced in size after the World Cup to fit local football and community requirements and, in some cases, transported abroad for permanent use(...)”