|Design||Albert Speer & Partner GmbH|
|Notice||The stadium is part of Qatar's bid to host World Cup 2022. After the event it would be downsized to current capacity of 21 282.|
Qatar 2022: Fifth World Cup design to be revealed
The Supreme Committee will reveal Al Rayyan Stadium design on April 22, making it the fifth World Cup venue to be officially presented. Demolition of the old one is complete.
Qatar: Over 90% of Al-Rayyan Stadium to be reused
We still don’t know the future concept, but it’s confirmed the old Al Rayyan stadium was successfully (and safely) demolished. Over 90% of the building is to be recycled.
Qatar 2022: Entire World Cup in one city? It’s possible…
While FIFA never allows the host country to have more than to stadiums per city, they made quite an exception for Qatar. In fact, in 2022 the furthest host venue might be just 30km from Doha.
New constructions: Al-Rayyan and Al-Wakrah Stadiums in progress
While it’s still not uncommon to come across news of workers dying at Qatari stadiums sites, we kindly remind everyone: work is only beginning, no-one could have died there.
2022 World Cup: Blatter admits selection of Qatar was a mistake
Sepp Blatter openly admitted that hosting the summer World Cup in Qatar was a mistake. In a following statement by FIFA the choice was called an ‘error’, but this doesn’t mean changing hosts. Rather a step towards winter World Cup instead…
Qatar: List of 2022 World Cup stadiums still not set
FIFA agreed to cut the host venue list from 12 to as few as 8 stadiums. Despite 9 months passing since that decision, final selection of arenas is yet to be determined.
Qatar: Second 2022 World Cup design awarded
After recently opening the most modern stadium of United Arab Emirates, now London-based Pattern office gets to design the World Cup venue in Al-Rayyan.
Qatar 2022: Amsterdam ArenA and IMG to consult all venues
The Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee appointed Amsterdam Arena and IMG as the Stadium Operations Consultants for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, ameinfo.com reports. The cooperation will provide optimum management for the 2022 venues both during and after FIFA World Cup.
Qatar 2022: FIFA approves limiting stadium number to eight!
If the decision passes, 2022 World Cup will be the smallest stadium-wise since 1978, when the number of teams was twice smaller. Is FIFA undermining its credibility by accepting Qatar’s request to cut the list to 8 stadiums?
Qatar: 2022 World Cup to improve labour rights or fall victim of strikes?
Worker protests delayed World Cup preparations in both South Africa and Brazil. Meanwhile, the situation is even more severe in Qatar, where workers are treated like slaves, according to trade unions. A CNN report.
Qatar 2022: Nine stadiums instead of twelve?
Despite initially assuring a bid of 12 stadiums, Qatar has requested to decrease the final venue number to 8-9. FIFA is now evaluating the issue, due to be seen by the executive committee.