Tag: Qatar

Chaos reigns supreme at Qatar 2022 venue

First full capacity event at Lusail stadium

“Stop! Can’t you see the Metro station is full? Stop!” a frazzled supervisor shouted as green-vested marshals linked arms to contain thousands of fans streaming from the stadium that will host soccer’s World Cup final in Qatar. ‘Reuters’ stated that it was after midnight on September... » Read more

Qatar 2022 FIFA Fan Fest at Al Bidda Park

FIFA announces new fan festival in Qatar

Due to the compact nature of this tournament, the FIFA Fan Festival during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will take place for the first time at a single venue – in the heart of Qatar, in the center of Doha – at the Al Bidda Park. ‘FIFA’ stated that the venue, which will have a... » Read more

Beer delight for Qatar 2022 ticketed fans

Qatar decision in beer sales during WC

Qatar will permit ticketed fans to buy alcoholic beer at World Cup soccer matches starting three hours before kickoff and for one hour after the final whistle, but not during the match, a source with knowledge of plans for the tournament stated. ‘Arabian Business’ stated that the FIFA World... » Read more

Qatar 2022 gala opening preponed by a day

Qatar will kick off WC one day earlier

The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local and international fans as host country Qatar will now play Ecuador on November 20th at 19:00 as part of a standalone event. ‘Qatar 2022’ stated that the opening match and ceremony of this year’s tournament at... » Read more

FIFA boss grace Lusail Stadium pilot

Lusail stadium officially inaugurated

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has attended the first-ever competitive match to be played at the Lusail Stadium, the venue at which the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ final will be contested on December 18th. ‘FIFA’ stated that Lusail Stadium – the eighth and final FIFA World Cup™... » Read more

Lusail Stadium first fixture on August 11th

Lusail stadium opening date announced

The Qatar Stars League (QSL) announced on July 19th that the Lusail Stadium, the largest stadium of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, will host the match of Qatari sports club Al-Arabi SC and the Qatari multisports club Al-Rayyan SC in the QNB Stars League for the 2022-2023 seasons. ‘Gulf... » Read more

No ‘spirited’ fans for Qatar FIFA showcase

No alcohol will be served in Qatar WC stadiums

The 2022 World Cup in Qatar was bound to be different. Fans not being to able to buy alcohol while taking in the matches certainly qualifies. ‘yahoo!sports’ stated that all World Cup stadium stands will be alcohol-free this Winter, with beer sales allowed outside arenas before and after some... » Read more