Club: none | Capacity: 40,000 seats | Scheduled opening: 2021 | Status: under construction
Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is being built to serve as one of the playing venues of the 2022 World Cup.
The stadium was proposed as one of 6 newly built stadiums for the World Cup. It will have a capacity of 40,000 seats. Construction started in 2018 and it is expected to be completed in 2021.
Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is being built on the shore of the Gulf in the east of Doha near the Port and Hamad International Airport. It lies about 5 kilometres from the central parts of Doha around the Corniche, and is part of a new development that is being built on land that previously housed heavy industry.
The stadium will be constructed of modular building blocks including shipping containers and will be entirely dismantled and repurposed after the World Cup.
During the World Cup, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium will host 5 first round group matches and of round of 16 match.