FI­NAL 2022 STA­DIUM TO BE DE­SIGNED BY QATAR'S OLD­EST AR­CHI­TEC­TURE FIRM

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The Supreme Com­mit­tee for De­liv­ery and Legacy has ap­pointed Arab En­gi­neer­ing Bureau (AEB) as the de­sign con­sul­tant for the 2022 FIFA World Cup's eighth pro­posed host venue, which will be lo­cated in Al Thu­mama.

The sta­dium in Al Thu­mama will have a min­i­mum ca­pac­ity of 40,000 for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and host matches to the quar­ter-fi­nals stage, which will be re­duced to 20,000 seats af­ter the tour­na­ment. The sta­dium will be built over an area of 515,400 square me­tres that al­ready com­prises four out­door train­ing pitches and of­fice fa­cil­i­ties cur­rently used by the Qatar Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion tech­ni­cal com­mit­tee. “We are hon­oured to have won a bid in an in­ter­na­tional de­sign com­pe­ti­tion to par­tic­i­pate in such a pres­ti­gious pro­ject. For us it is an ab­so­lute priv­i­lege to be en­trusted by the Supreme Com­mit­tee to take the lead for the de­sign of this sta­dium,” said AEB Group CEO and Chief Ar­chi­tect Ibrahim Mo­hamed Al Jaidah.

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