|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 capacity of 25 500.|
Qatar 2022: Zaha Hadid to design Al-Wakrah Stadium
Her team has only designed one stadium so far, but isn’t stopping there as Zaha Hadid snaps the contract to co-design the Al-Wakrah World Cup stadium. Works are to start immediately, according to Dezeen.com.
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.