FIFA World Cup 2022: Al-Thumama Stadium opens

Qatar inaugurated the fifth stadium that will host World Cup games in 2022 with a domestic cup tie on Friday.

Iran PressMiddle East: Al Thumama Stadium became the fifth tournament venue to be inaugurated by the organizers. 

The 40,000-seat stadium, located 12km (7.5 miles) from Doha’s city center is set to host matches up to and including the quarter-final stage during Qatar 2022.

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani and President of FIFA, football’s world governing body, Gianni Infantino attended the opening ceremony.


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