Qatar opens first stadium built for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Last Modified Friday, 17 May 2019 (11:34 IST)
Doha:The first stadium, built for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, opened on Thursday in Al Wakrah, a suburban area of Qatar's capital city Doha, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
The 40,000-seat stadium was built by Architects and has a form of a typical fishing boat in the Persian Gulf, called dhow.The stadium with the 92-meter fully retractable roof has a cooling system and can be used all-year-round.The FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in from November 21 to December 18, 2022.