Al Janoub Stadium – 2022 FIFA World Cup

There will be eight stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, including Al Janoub Stadium, which features a retractable roof that is modeled after the sails of traditional Dhow boats.

Taking inspiration from the sails of traditional dhow boats, the design pays tribute to Al Wakrah’s seafaring past. A retractable roof and an innovative cooling system make it possible to use the stadium all year round.

This stadium was designed by AECOM and Zaha Hadid Architects. In February 2020, Al Janoub Park opened within the precinct. It includes cycling and running tracks, children’s play areas, a mosque, and community facilities together with a marketplace and other amenities.

General Information about Al Janoub Stadium
NamesAl Janoub Stadium
TypeFootball Stadium
AddressBuilding Number: 1707, Street: 281, Zone: 91, Doha, Qatar
Opened in year16 May 2019

Here’s how to get to the stadium

There is a Doha Metro station called Al Wakhra on the Red Line about 5km from the stadium, which is connected to the city by the Doha Metro.

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Opening match

The inauguration of the stadium took place at the end of May with the Amir Cup final taking place on 16 May 2019.

2022 FIFA World Cup Matches at Al Janoub Stadium

DateTimeTeam 1 vs Team 2Stage
November 22, 202222:00 AST (UTC+3)France vs AustraliaGroup D
November 24, 202213:00 AST (UTC+3)Switzerland vs CameroonGroup G
November 26, 202213:00 AST (UTC+3)Tunisia vs AustraliaGroup D
November 28, 202213:00 AST (UTC+3)Cameroon vs SerbiaGroup G
November 30, 202218:00 AST (UTC+3)Australia vs DenmarkGroup D
December 2, 202218:00 AST (UTC+3)Ghana vs UruguayGroup H
December 5, 202218:00 AST (UTC+3)Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group FRound of 16

Al Janoub Stadium will host 7 matches, including 6 group stage matches and one round of 16 matches. Kickoffs are scheduled for Arabia Standard Time, which is UTC+03:00.

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