World Cup 2022 is going to be held in Qatar, the first Arab country to host the World Cup. 32 countries are qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. There are top countries that are most probably to win the World Cup 2022 like Argentina, France, Brazil, and Portugal.

There are huge stadiums in Qatar to host the Qatar World Cup 2022 like Lusail Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium, and Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium that are established perfectly to suit the summer conditions and to represent the Arabian and Dubai cultures. Dubai Luxury Tours would provide you with all info you might need about the Qatar World Cup 2022.

Which countries are qualified for the Qatar World Cup 2022?

The 32 countries that qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup are:

  • Group A: Qatar - Ecuador -  Senegal - Netherlands.
  • Group B: England - Iran -  United States - Wales.
  • Group C: Poland - Saudi Arabia - Argentina - Mexico.
  • Group D: France - Australia - Denmark - Tunisia.
  • Group E: Spain - Costa Rica - Germany - Japan.
  • Group F: Belgium -  Canada - Morocco - Croatia.
  • Group G: Brazil - Serbia - Switzerland - Cameroon.
  • Group H: Portugal - Ghana - Uruguay - South Korea.

And hosts Qatar will lead the way in the opening match of the tournament.

Why Qatar? 

In 2010, Qatar clinched the rights to the World Cup after winning a ballot of Fifa's 22 executive members. It defeated bids from the USA, South Korea, Japan, and Australia. It is the first Arab nation to host the tournament.

Here are some of Qatar's amazing stadiums:

Lusail Stadium

  • Capacity: 80,000
  • Distance to Doha city center: 10 miles
  • Design inspired by: Foster + partners
  • The number of matches: 9 + final. 

Lusail Stadium is the stadium that will host the opening match and the final match in addition to other key matches. The stadium has opened this year, with a design inspired by the 'interplay of light and shadow that characterizes the fanar lantern'.

Al Janoub Stadium

  • Capacity: 40,000
  • Distance to Doha city center: 14 miles
  • Designed by: Dame Zaha Hadid
  • The number of matches: Seven, up to 16
  • In the past, it was known as the Al Wakrah Stadium

The fabulous design of the Al Janoub is inspired by traditional boats of Qatar. It boasts a breathtaking roof and a modern cooling system to make sure the ground can host events all year round, even during the peak summer months.

Al Bayt Stadium

  • Capacity: 60,000 Distance
  • Distance to Doha city center:  27 miles
  • Disigned by: Dar Al-Handasah
  • Number of matches: Eight, including the opening match
  • Al Bayt is one of the hugest stadiums, Al Bayt will hold the semi-finals of the competition.

The arena's design is inspired by a traditional Arab tent called 'Bayt al share' to represent Arab history and traditional lifestyle. A cooling system in the roof to adapt to high temperatures.

Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium

  • Capacity: 40,000
  • Distance to Doha city center: 14 miles
  • Designed by: Ramboll
  • Games: Seven, up to the last 16
  • The stadium will host the quarter-final stage 

It was known as the Al-Rayyan Stadium and represents Qatari culture.