The Education City Stadium is one of the three arenas of the 2022 World Cup to be situated in the Qatari city of al-Rayyan. Al-Rayyan, otherwise called ar-Rayyan, is just 9 kilometers from Doha, the capital of Qatar and host nation of the finals.


The Education City Stadium was constructed particularly for this occasion and can oblige 40,000 onlookers for each match. Altogether, the arena will have eight matches at the impending World Cup, including six gathering matches, one round of 16 match and one quarterfinal match.

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Schooling City Stadium in a couple of figures


🏟️ Capacity: 40,000 seats


πŸ—οΈ Construction start: 2016


πŸŽ‰ Inauguration: June 15, 2020


πŸ‘·πŸ½ Architects: Fenwick-Iribarren Architects, Pattern Architects


Instruction City Stadium: arena in the college locale


The new World Cup sports scene is situated in the southwestern piece of the Education City grounds in suburbia of Doha. It is thusly not unexpected that the monumental arena in the college area is designated “Instruction City Stadium”. Various instructive offices like schools, colleges and examination focuses are situated close to the arena.


The development of the Education City Stadium started in 2016. It can hold up to 40,000 observers for a soccer match. Initially, the arena should be opened during the Club World Cup in 2019, yet the development was not finished on schedule. All things considered, the games were played at Khalifa International Stadium, which is additionally a 2022 World Cup scene.


The Education City Stadium at last opened on June 15, 2020, notwithstanding, due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, no initial match was held. Nonetheless, a live virtual program applauding the endeavors of laborers and craftsmans during the pandemic was directed.


Moreover, Education City Stadium is likewise nicknamed the “Gem of the Desert” since its faΓ§ade takes after a cleaned precious stone.


Economical stadium idea


The Qatar Supreme Delivery and Legacy Committee (SC) has proposed an economical idea for the new Education City Stadium. To be sure, the arena should be decreased from 40,000 to 20,000 seats after the finish of the competition. Moreover, the arena will then, at that point, be made accessible to colleges for their preparation and sports contests. The excess seats will be given to non-industrial nations for different games projects. What’s more, the Education City Stadium is relied upon to be the new home of the Qatar ladies’ public group after the 2022 World Cup.


Training City Stadium is one of the most harmless to the ecosystem arenas on the planet, with 55% of the materials coming from nearby sources, and 20% of the development materials have additionally been named harmless to the ecosystem. In 2019, Education City Stadium turned into the principal arena on the planet to get a five-star rating from the Global Sustainability Assessment System.


What’s more, similar to any remaining World Cup sports scenes, al-Rayyan’s Education City Stadium is furnished with cooling frameworks. What’s more, an idea has been fostered that would permit this framework to naturally wind down when not being used. This would assist with lessening its energy utilization.


Analysis of the functioning conditions during the development of the stadium


The functioning conditions during the development of the Education City Stadium and the other World Cup arenas have been quite discussed. To be sure, it has been and still is the subject of solid analysis. In summer, transient laborers needed to work in high temperatures, frequently around 50 degrees Celsius. Lamentably, various laborers passed on from coronary failures or respiratory capture.


Likewise, no less than one 23-year-old Nepalese man tumbled to his demise during the development of the Education City Stadium. The security measures were not sufficiently high to forestall this sort of mishap.


Data on the site of al-Rayyan, scene of the 2022 World Cup


AL-Rayyan, frequently alluded to as ar-Rayyan, has a populace of around 600,000. In that capacity, it is the biggest city in the nation and thusly somewhat bigger than Doha, the capital of Qatar. The two urban communities are found straightforwardly close to one another. Regularly, it is hard to recognize the limits of the two urban areas since they are so close.


In ar-Rayyan, two other arenas will likewise have matches of the 2022 World Cup. These are the Khalifa International Stadium and the al-Rayyan Stadium. An aggregate of eight arenas in five urban communities will have the 2022 World Cup matches in Qatar.


Landmarks to visit in al-Rayyan


Notwithstanding its closeness to the capital of Qatar, Doha, al-Rayyan offers a lot of touring openings for its travelers. Anybody wanting to visit the city to watch a 2022 World Cup match can likewise exploit the leftover opportunity to visit the Education City, where the arena is found. The grounds is home to numerous colleges and exploration establishments.


Schooling City al Rayyan


The Education City in al-Rayyan (Steve Bennett, CC BY-SA 3.0)


Furthermore, the Mathaf, the Arab Museum of Modern Art, is likewise worth a visit. Pony and riding fans ought to visit the Qatar Equestrian Federation base camp, where pony shows and other global rivalries are held.