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01 Dec 2022

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Emir Cup 

Emir of Qatar Cup is a tournament played every season by 18 first and second division teams. The most successful is Al Sadd who won the tournament 14 times. Emir of Qatar Cup was played for the first time in 1972, and was won by…

FIFA 

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA ; English: International Federation of Association Football) is the international governing body of association football, futsal and beach soccer. FIFA is responsible for the organization of football’s major international tournaments, notably the World Cup which commenced in 1930…

Al Khor 

Al Khor is a coastal city in northern Qatar, located 50 kilometres north of the capital, Doha. The name of the city means creek in Persian as the town is located on a creek. Al Khor is home to many employees of the oil industry…

Lusail Iconic Stadium 

Lusail Iconic Stadium () is a proposed football stadium which will be built in Lusail, Qatar in time for the finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium will be used for the opening and final games of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Like…

World Cup 

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men’s national teams of the members of (FIFA), the sport’s global governing body. The championship has been awarded every four years since the inaugural tournament…

Khalifa International Stadium 

Khalifa International Stadium () also known as National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Doha, Qatar as part of the Doha Sports City complex, which also includes Aspire Academy, Hamad Aquatic Centre, and the Aspire Tower. It is named after Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani,…

Al Wakrah 

Al Wakrah (also spelled Al Wakra) () is a city and municipality of Qatar located halfway between Ad Dawhah and Mesaieed municipalities. Al Wakrah’s eastern edge is the shores of the Persian Gulf. Ruled by the Al Khater family and the Al-Buainain tribe, it was…

National Stadium 

Khalifa International Stadium, also known as National Stadium, has a capacity of 40,000 seats. The stadium was reopened in May 2017 by hosting the final of the Emir Cup.

Education City Stadium 

Education City Stadium is a proposed football stadium which will be built in Doha, Qatar, in time for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Education City Stadium takes the form of a jagged diamond, glittering by day and glowing by night. The 45,350-seat stadium will be…

Al Rayyan 

Al-Rayyan () is the largest municipality in the state of Qatar. Al Rayyan means ‘the source of irrigation’ and as per Islam it also means ‘a door in heaven’ or ‘one of the Gates of Paradise’ . Al-Rayyan is bordered by the following municipalities: Umm…