Ahmed bin Ali Stadium

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Ahmed bin Ali Stadium
Al-Rayyan Stadium
ملعب أحمد بن علي قبل مباراة الريان ونادي الشباب السعودي في دوري آبطال آسيا.jpg
Full name Ahmed bin Ali Stadium
Location Umm Al-Afai, Al Rayyan, Qatar
Coordinates 25°19′50″N 51°20′29″E / 25.330538°N 51.341279°E / 25.330538; 51.341279
Capacity 21,282[1] (football)
Surface Grass
Built 2003
Opened 2003
Al-Rayyan SC 2003–
Al Khuratiyat SC 2003–
Al Jaish2011–13
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.[2]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 43,000-44,740 [3] and all seats will be shaded.

The works began by the deconstruction of the stadium on september 2014.[4]

The construction phase has started since 2016.[5]

Al-Rayyan Stadium Project 


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