Tag: Qatar

Keeping venues’ fiscal health robust ES:ME way

ES:ME venue utilisation

On February 15th, 2023, Alexander Wuerfel, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ES:ME Entertainment Services, Qatar, and George Gilfillan, Senior Lighting Technician, ES:ME Entertainment Services, Qatar, spoke at the Coliseum Summit MENA 2023 held at the Meydan Racecourse in Dubai (UAE), before an... » Read more

Qatari investors set sights on Man United

Qatari investors to bid on ManUnited

Qatari investors are planning to make a huge bid to buy the Premier League club Manchester United F.C. (UK). ‘Reuters’ stated that a report citing unnamed sources described the investors as “a group of private, high-wealth individuals” from Qatar, the country which hosted the 2022 World... » Read more

Qatar 2022 spellbinding success swoons fans

Qatar World Cup concludes

Qatar brought the curtain down on the World Cup on December 18th after a dramatic final, highlighting the country’s influence on world soccer and defied doubts that it could host a global event of such magnitude. ‘Reuters’ stated that Argentina defeated France on penalties in a pulsating... » Read more

Qatar Stadium 974 dismantling on

Qatar 974 stadium for Uruguay

The World Cup may just be reaching its business end, with eight countries remaining – but one of the stadiums is already being dismantled. ‘The Sun’ stated that the crew got to work on taking apart the temporary Stadium 974 in the Ras Abu Aboud area of Doha in Qatar. The 44,089-capacity... » Read more

Qatar 2022 jack-up fans figures clarification

Al Bayt Stadium 2 Qatar

FIFA has clarified the confusion surrounding the supposedly high number of spectators in Qatar’s World Cup stadiums. Apparently, there is significantly more capacity available than initially communicated which means none of the eight stadia were packed houses as has been projected. ‘kicker’... » Read more

Qatar 2022 opening ceremony rapturous start

FIFA WC opens in Qatar

Ecuador got off to a winning start against hosts Qatar in the tournament opener at the 60,000-capacity Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar, as the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ got underway after a stunning opening ceremony on November 20th. ‘FIFA’ stated that a crowd of 67,372 attended the Group... » Read more

Qatar 2022 commemorative banknote unveiled

Banknote with stadium picture in Qatar

The Qatar Central Bank (QCB) held a special event to unveil a FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ commemorative QAR 22 banknote. The event was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Bandar bin Mohammed bin Saoud Al Thani, QCB Governor, H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary General, Supreme Committee for Delivery... » Read more