Ahmed bin Ali Stadium
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, had a seating capacity of 21,282.
Al Rayyan Stadium
Artist's impression of the venue's interior during the 2022 FIFA World Cup
|Full name||Ahmed bin Ali Stadium|
|Location||Umm Al Afaei, Al Rayyan, Qatar|
|Broke ground||2001-2002, 2016-2018|
|Opened||2003, 2020 (projected)|
|Architect||Pattern Design |
|Structural engineer||Schlaich Bergermann Partner|
|Services engineer||Hoare Lea|
|Main contractors||Al-Balagh and Larsen & Tourbo|
|Al-Rayyan SC (2003–present)|
Al Khuratiyat SC (2003–present)
Al Jaish (2011–2013)
A new stadium will be built in the place of Ahmed bin Ali Stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which Qatar will host. The renovation includes 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 44,740,  and all seats will be shaded.
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