Al Wakrah Stadium#Qatar2022



One of Qatar's oldest continuously inhabited areas, Al Wakrah has long been a seafaring trader, its people ploughing through the waves on the dhow boats whose sails inspired Al Wakrah Stadium. The boldly futuristic shape of the 40,000 capacity arena, which will host matches through to the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ quarter-finals, also mirrors the innovative, ambitious spirit of this place.


An extraordinary stadium for an adventurous city

This eye-catching stadium will impress football fans with its elegant looks and flawless pitch. Supporters will also find plenty to do before and after matches, whether it's taking a stroll along the waterfront, buying unique local wares at the souq or discovering the area's rich history at a museum.


The stadiums begin to take shape as project passes

150 million man hours


Construction of the stadiums being builtto host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ is advancing rapidly across Qatar, with thevenues for the first tournament in the Arab world continuing to take shapeduring the peak year of preparations. 

Following the completion of Khalifa InternationalStadium – Qatar’s first tournament-ready venue – in May 2017, the SupremeCommittee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is advancing as scheduled with work onthe remaining seven venues. 

The mega-project recently passed 150 million man hoursacross all sites, including 116 million man hours at stadium construction sitesalone. Reaching this landmarkfigure is tantamount to the strong collaboration between the SC and itsnumerous stakeholders, according to Yasir Al Jamal, Vice Chairman of the SC’sTechnical Delivery Office.

“Major progress continues to be made across ourstadium sites – and this is credit to not only the work of the SC, but also ourvarious stakeholders, contractors and sub-contractors,” said Al Jamal.

“From day one, we have committed to strongcollaboration with all our partners – particularly in relation to the healthand safety of our workers. Reaching 150 million man hours is a notable landmarkas we continue our journey towards 2022.”

From Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy