The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) announced the inauguration of the seventh stadium for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, during a digital event organized recently, announcing the readiness of Stadium 974, as the first fully dismantable stadium in the history of the World Cup tournaments.

The new name of stadium 974, previously known as Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, reflects the number of shipping containers used in its construction, and is the international calling code for Qatar. 974 stadium will host the first matches on its soil during the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™, whose competitions start at the end of this month.

H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, the Secretary General of SC expressed his pride in announcing the completion of Stadium 974, another achievement on the road to Qatar 2022. He said: "We are pleased to announce the readiness of another World Cup stadium, bringing us to another proud milestone as we get closer from hosting the first edition of the World Cup in the Middle East and the Arab world".

Source: Government of Qatar