FIFA World Cup 2022 Venues: Al Janoub Stadium


The FIFA World Cup is the pinnacle of success in world football. The majestic tournament has seen several great players become legends over the years. The greatness of the honour and glory has made several great footballing nations take part in the World Cup over it’s long history which has lasted for more than nine decades. The World Cup has already provided us with some thrilling and exciting matches and it looks all set to continue.

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A total of eight stadiums will be hosting the matches throughout the World Cup in Qatar. Given it is the first time that the country will host a major international tournament, all the stadiums were constructed afresh and will be used for the first time on a global scene. For the first time ever, all venues used for the World Cup will be used for the knockout-round matches. Let’s have a look at the Al Janoub Stadium.

Al Janoub Stadium

The Al Janoub Stadium is a retractable roof stadium and is located in Al-Wakrah, Qatar. It’s construction commenced early as compared to other World Cup 2022 venues. The inauguration of the stadium took place in May, 2019 during the Amir Cup final. Al Janoub Stadium also had the privilege of hosting the 2020 AFC Champions League final. The capacity of the stadium is 40,000 which will be cut by half after the World Cup is over.

Fixtures to be held at the Al Janoub Stadium

The Al Janoub has been provided with seven matches during the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar. It began with France’s 4-1 win over Australia. Most recently it hosted Switzerland’s narrow 1-0 win over Cameroon. The round of 16 fixture between the winners of group E and runners-up of group F will also be played here.

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