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Another dawn in Qatar as 2026 World Cup hosts note innovations

If the referee blew the whistle, nobody heard any sound. The crowd and the players synchronized with the technology at the Al Wukrah Stadium, renamed Al Janoub on the night. The great piece of architecture that hosted the 2019 Emir Cup final between the defending champions Al sadd and Al Duhail has a retractable roof and was designed to capture the traditional dhow boats and to highlight Al Wukrah’s traditional industries which include fishing and pearling. It is the first stadium built from the scratch for the 2022 World Cup that is ready. Khalifa was renovated and not only ready for the World Cup but will host the World Championships this year.

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Qatar 2022 World Cup: Why players’ performance may be high

Journalists from all over the world visited the site of the stadium that will host the opening ceremony and the final match aside some other group matches. Although construction was ongoing it made impact on the visitors. The stadium would be ready in 2020, two years before the games. Qatar plans to host unique World Cup finals and they are working to achieve that. Tamin el Abed, the Project Manager of the stadium guided us around the project that has a Nigerian, Eugene Okosun as Health ans Safety Manager. The stadium, like the others Qatar will present, will have a cooling effect in the main bowl and the environs.

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