The Organization and Legacy Committee celebrates the anniversary of the opening of the Al-Janoub stadium
In this context, a record was established regarding the establishment of the stadium’s lawn, and it has been completed in just 9 hours and 15 minutes. It highlights that Al Janoub has a capacity of 40,000 spectators and will host matches in the Qatar 2022 World Cup until the quarterfinals, which will become the club’s headquarters Al-wakrahAs well as after the event is over, the seats at the top of the stadium will be dismantled to be donated to developing countries where sports infrastructure is needed.The dedicated stadium for the world It has a 92-meter retractable roof, a feature that blocks the sun and allows the entire stadium to be shaded and kept inside from severe weather factors, which will help increase the effectiveness of the technology to lower the temperature in the stadium.Notably Al-janoub settled in the city Al-wakrah which is located on the coast the southeast coast of Qatar halfway between the cities of Doha and Mesaieed, which was previously a very small area with few inhabitants, where fishing and finding pearls was the main activity of its residents, but in recent years so many outstanding elaborations have passed in the city and its population is expected to reach 600 in 2022. A year ago the Organizing Committee and legacy dedicated so much effort to the opening of the Al-Janoub stadium, one of the venues equipped for Qatar World Cup 2022 and it was officially inaugurated in May 2019. The Superior Committee published on its Twitter wall a video recording of the opening of the aforementioned venue, as well as a question was asked for the followers, about who attended the opening, for which the Comments showed the tribute and praise of the effort implemented in the stadium that was the first of eight dedicated to the Qatar 2022 World Cup. Established from scratch since 2014, its establishment lasted five years, the opposite of Al- Khalifa International Stadium which was the first stadium opened of all the venues equipped for the world but after a series of elaboration coinciding with the standards of the FIFA International Soccer Federation regarding the requirements to host the World Cup matches in the stadiums equipped for the event.Al-Janoub is located in the city Al- Wakrah, which at first bore the name of the city where it is located and remained that way until the opening day, when the emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani Tweeted with the new name of the stadium “AL-Janoub”, the venue had put their designs with the late Iraqi-British engineer Zaha Hadid, died in 2016, who inspired the design of the stadium from the sails of the traditional boats that took the fishermen and divers of Qatar to the sea to find pearlsso the stadium Al Janoub It is one of the last projects of Zaha which was the first woman award with Pritzker to honor innovative architects.