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Qatar's first World Cup stadium to be ready in Q2

DOHA, February 26, 2017

The Khalifa International Stadium, one of the major venues for the Fifa Wold Cup 2022 in Qatar, is undergoing redevelopment and is likely to open by the end of the second quarter this year, said a report, citing  a top official.

Work is going as per schedule on all projects related to the Qatar World Cup 2022, reported The Peninsula citing Nasser Al Khater, the assistant secretary- general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC).

“Khalifa International Stadium will be the first stadium to be ready and will be opened by the end of second quarter. This will be followed by Al Khor and Al Wakrah stadiums that are slated to be completed by end of 2018," stated the official.

"Now we are focusing on eight stadiums that would host the big matches, but final decision regarding the number of stadiums will be taken in May this year," revealed Al Khater in a talk show on Qatar TV.

Al Rayan and Qatar Foundation stadiums will open in 2019 while the remaining stadiums will be also ready by the end of 2020,” he added.




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