Football World Cup tournaments are the most-awaited by the football fans to cheer for their favorite teams. Qatar disclosed the Stadium 974 officially on Saturday, 20th November, the latest venue made ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Earlier known by its name as Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, it has acquired a new name – Stadium 974, the 7th venue tournament ready for the 2022 World Cup.

Stadium 974 to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

Stadium 974 to host 2022 FIFA World Cup (myKhel)

Stadium 974  to witness New Game Revolution in 2022 FIFA World Cup

The new name Stadium indicates the number of shopping containers utilized in the development process and 974 is the international dialing code of Qatar. Stadium 974 also indicates its location as an entryway to Qatar, nearby Hamad International Airport, Doha airport, and Hamad port.

Design – The venue of Stadium 974 Qatar has a unique design carved with innovation and splendor. The construction of this stadium is erected de-mountable completely in the record of football’s international tournament. Stadium 974 completion is followed by Khalifa International, Al Janoub, Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali, Al Bayt, and Al Thumama for the upcoming World Cup starting from 21st November 2022.

Qatar's Stadium 974 built of ship containers

Qatar’s Stadium 974 built of ship containers (Free Press Journal)

Because of the stylish design executed, the Stadium 974 bowl evades the requirement of AC as the ventilation all around is very much natural. The structure of the stadium is built from recycled steel, while the water ratio assures that it will lessen the water usage by 40% in comparison to the conventional stadium building. The main contractor of this stadium has been HBK Contracting and the Project Manager – TiME Qatar.

Total matches to host – Stadium 974 will be hosting 7-matches adequate to round 16 stages during the World Cup Qatar 2022.

SecretaryGeneral of the SC, H.E. Hasaan Al Thawadi conveyed, “We are hugely glad to announce the windup of Stadium 974. It is one of the huge milestones towards 2022 as we come closer to hosting the first FIFA World Cup right in the Middle East and Arab countries.” He further added, “We reflect upon this classic venue a perfect game-changer for the upcoming event hosts. Indeed a perfect example of strong heritage that our World Cup 2022 will leave behind for millions of audiences to cherish forever.”

The grand Stadium 974 built in Qatar

The grand Stadium 974 built-in Qatar (


The magnificent Stadium 974 is a symbolization of creativity and sustenance. The venue completion is a great moment in history as we are excited and looking forward to hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022,” commented renowned Engineer Yasir Al Jamal, Chairman of the SC’s Operations Office and Vice-Chairman, Technical Delivery Office.


Stadium 974 hosted Arab Cup Games from Nov. 30 till Dec. 18, 2021

Stadium 974 recently hosted Arab Cup games with its first match on November 30th with UAE vs Syria match. The tournament ended on December 18th. The stadium capacity of 40,000 audiences staged a total of six matches, covering the first semi-final match and third-place play-off match.

To conclude, Stadium 974 Qatar is geared up to embrace the grand FIFA World Cup starting from November 21, 2022! Qatar is looking forward to showcasing its mind-blowing stadiums, one among them is Stadium 974 in 2022!, pub-3862145386704795, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0 InterServer Web Hosting and VPS

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