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Stadium 974 Seating Capacity, Location, Design, History, and Matches

This venue is among the arenas developed solely for the FIFA World Cup matches.

The famous waterfront stadium hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 matches. That’s Stadium 974 of Qatar, that’ll eventually be home to important matches of the latest edition of the FIFA World Cup happening in Qatar. The one-of-a-kind structure is a mesmerizing structure located at a scenic region. And built with a strong concept backing the construction with shipping containers used to build the venue. To be specific, a total of precisely 974 containers adding to make the Stadium 974. In this article, let’s know everything about Stadium 974 Seating Capacity, Location, Design, History, and Matches.

Stadium 974 Seating Capacity

One of the 8 venues, Stadium 974 has the capacity to seat 40,000 spectators simultaneously.

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Stadium 974 Design

Stadium 974 is the only one offering a scenic of the Doha skyline. Located on a waterfront industrial plot, it’s built using shipping containers. Moreover, the stadium was built using only containers and modular steel elements. Consequently, the whole structure is completely demountable. Moreover, the unique and clever design cut down on massive construction while ensuring the restoration of space.

Stadium 974 History

This venue is among the arenas developed solely for the FIFA World Cup matches. The stadium doesn’t have a home club or team. The construction started in 2017, in turn, the stadium officially opened in November 2021. Eventually, the stadium hosted 5 matches of the 2021 FIFA Arab Cup.

Stadium 974 Location

Stadium 974 is located in the waterfront area Ras Abu Aboud. additionally, the venue stands at a mere distance of 4 kilometers from central Doha.

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FIFA World Cup Matches at Stadium 974

Stadium 974 will host 7 FIFA World Cup matches. Here’s the list of all the matches scheduled at this venue.

  • 22 November: Mexico v Poland (Group C)
  • 24 November: Portugal v Ghana (Group H)
  • 26 November: France v Denmark (Group D)
  • 28 November: Brazil v Switzerland (Group G)
  • 30 November: Poland v Argentina (Group C)
  • 2 December: Serbia v Switzerland (Group G)
  • 5 December: Winner Group H v Runner-up Group G (Round of 16)

Legacy

Stadium 974 is the first temporary venue in the history of the World Cup ever. The stadium built using shipping containers will, ultimately, dismantle post the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

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Ayushi Singh
Ayushi Singhhttp://thesportslite.com
Ayushi is a Journalism and Mass Communication undergraduate. An avid sports enthusiast, with an inclination towards Cricket. Likes to be well informed, as she likes to be well read. Will be found indulging in a book if not in India's 2011 WC win highlights.
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