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4th Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium opens

4th Qatar 2022 World Cup stadium opens

Saturday 19th December 2020

Qatar has officially opened its 4th new stadium which will be used for the upcoming 2022 World Cup.

The new 40,000 seater Ahmed Bin Ali Stadium will host 7 matches at next year's event up to and including the Round of 16 stage.

The stadium's first match was the Amir Cup final which saw Al-Saad beat Al-Arabi 2-1. Al Saad are managed by Barcelona legend Xavi whose team includes fellow Spanish stalwart Santi Cazola.

The match was played in front of 20,000 fans who had to give proof of a negative COVID-19 test before being allowed to enter.

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