The Eighth Wonder has been opened. This is the Lusail Stadium which is located 20 km north of Doha, the capital. With a capacity of 80,000 seats (the largest stadium in the competition), it is the venue that will host the World Cup Final at an estimated cost of nearly 700 million euros. The organizers point out With the game of light and shadow that characterizes the traditional lantern […] Its shape and facade reflect the decorative motifs of bowls and other utensils that characterize the golden age of art and craftsmanship in the Arab-Islamic world. »
This new stadium was inaugurated on Friday, September 9, for the “Lusail Premier League” match between Al Hilal (the champion of Saudi Arabia) and Zamalek (the champion of Egypt). In addition to the final on December 18, this young and modern infrastructure will host another nine matches.