Qatar opens first newly built stadium for 2022 World Cup

The first freshly built stadium for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will host its maiden match on Thursday when Al Sadd face Al Duhail in the Amir Cup final.

The Al Wakrah Stadium, south of the capital Doha, is designed in the shape of a traditional sailing boat from the region and has a capacity of around 40,000.

It is the second venue to be completed for the World Cup following the renovation of…


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