Ahmed bin Ali Stadium
Artist's impression of the new stadium
|Full name||Ahmed bin Ali Stadium|
|Location||Umm Al-Afai, Al Rayyan, Qatar|
|Al-Rayyan SC 2003-
Al Khuratiyat SC 2003-
Al Jaish 2011-2013
2011 AFC Asian Cup
2022 FIFA World Cup
Ahmed bin Ali Stadium (Arabic: ملعب أحمد بن علي), popularly known as the Al-Rayyan Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium in Al-Rayyan, Qatar, that is home to Al-Rayyan Sports Club and Al-Kharitiyath Sports Club. The stadium, built in 2003, has a seating capacity of 25,000.
The stadium will be renovated for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which Qatar will host.Charmaine Waldie's conceptual plan for the renovation include a huge 'media facade' with a membrane that will act as a screen for projections, news, commercials, sports updates, current tournament information and matches. Seating capacity will be increased to 44,740, and all seats will be shaded.
- Neha Bhatia (13 August 2015). "Revealed: The firms behind the construction Qatar's World Cup stadiums". Arabian Business. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
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