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Which are the biggest stadiums that are going to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

Which are the biggest stadiums that are going to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar?

With the FIFA 2022 World Cup taking place in Qatar, this will be a record-breaking world cup as it will be the first that is played during a winter break for European leagues. It will be somewhat strange for many football teams, players and fans to experience this for the first time. Due to this, Qatar are heavily investing, as it's also the first time that they are going to be hosts for the infamous World Cup and so we look today at some of the stadiums being built specifically for the World Cup in 2022.

First of all, we have to look at the biggest stadium out of them all, which is currently under construction and is going to be named the Lusail Stadium. Hosting up to 80,000 people in the Lusail City, it is located just outside the capital of Doha and will also be hosting the opening ceremony, the first game and the final itself. Although the construction has taken longer than expected, many experts are now revealing that it is now in the advanced stages of being completed, which is exciting news for all involved.

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Whilst we eagerly wait for the 2022 World Cup, many will be looking forward to the football betting in Qatar, as the Arabian league continues to happen before the tournament starts. There are many different markets and avenues in which you can gamble in these certain leagues and with certain operators offering promotional deals and sign up offers to all new customers, it's certainly worth checking out. It is also gathering in popularity, with this trend set to continue moving into the World Cup in 2022.

The Khalifa International Stadium is one of the existing stadiums that will be hosting matches for the World Cup and was initially opened in 1976. Although this is 1970's engineering, it still boasts some impressive architecture and has been the home of the Qatar national side since its opening. It will host five group matches, one round of 16 match and then the match for the third place in the whole tournament.

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The next stadium that is being built specifically for the tournament is located in the city of Al Khor and is being branded as the Al Bayt Stadium, with a capacity of 60,000 spectators. The architecture behind this stadium is set to resemble tent's that are used in the Qatar desert and its approximately halfway to its completion date as the global pandemic caused by Covid-19 has certainly slowed this down.

The Education City Stadium, which is also on the outskirts of Doha, similar to the Lusail Stadium is due to the position right in the middle of the biggest university campus in the city. Also being specifically built for the tournament, after it has hosted its games the arena will then be reduced from a 40,000 to a 20,000-capacity stadium and be donated to build stadiums in developing countries. It is due to be ready at the start of 2021 and will host five group games, one round of 16 match and then a quarter final game.

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