Football stadiums for Qatar and the 2022 FIFA World Cup

In 2010, Qatar was surprisingly awarded to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup. At present, eight stadiums for the World Cup are under construction; this article presents the completely new built Al Rayyan stadium with a capacity of 40,000 seats.

The twin towers of the Marriott Marquis congress hotel cast long shadows on the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center (DECC), where the Big 5 Qatar construction trade show took place last September for the first time. The „Qatar crisis“ lasting since June 2017, when the neighboring countries Saudi-Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain closed the maritime, air and land borders, hit the materially richest state in the world and faced the country overnight with more difficult political and economic times. Since then, the rulers under the leadership of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin...

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