Stadium 974 is named after the international dialling code for Qatar (+974). The construction of the stadium includes 974 recycled shipping containers and the stadium will be deconstructed after hosting 2022 FIFA World Cup matches. The stadium has been constructed keeping the sustainability goals in mind.
Initially, the stadium was announced under the name Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, however, subsequently, it was officially named Stadium 974. It hosted its first match on 30.11.2021 during the FIFA Arab Cup between UAE and Syria.
|General Information about Stadium 974
|Names||Stadium 974/Ras Abu Aboud Stadium|
|Address||Ras Abu Aboud, Qatar|
|Opened in year||30 November 2021|
How to Reach the Stadium
The stadium is about 2 km away from Doha and can be reached by Doha Metro, the nearest metro station is Ras Bu Aboud (Gold Line) which is 800 meters away from the stadium.
One can use the buses with route no.109 and deboard at the Qatar Petroleum bus stop to reach the stadium.
2022 FIFA World Cup Matches at Stadium 974
|Date||Time||Team 1 vs Team 2||Stage|
|November 22, 2022||19:00 AST (UTC+3)||Mexico vs Poland||Group C|
|November 24, 2022||19:00 AST (UTC+3)||Portugal vs Ghana||Group H|
|November 26, 2022||19:00 AST (UTC+3)||France vs Denmark||Group D|
|November 28, 2022||19:00 AST (UTC+3)||Brazil vs Switzerland||Group G|
|November 30, 2022||22:00 AST (UTC+3)||Poland vs Argentina||Group C|
|December 2, 2022||22:00 AST (UTC+3)||Serbia vs Switzerland||Group G|
|December 5, 2022||22:00 AST (UTC+3)||Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H||Round of 16|
Total of 7 matches will be played at Stadium 974 which includes 6 group stage matches and one round of 16 matches. The kick-off time for the matches will be as per Arabia Standard Time which is UTC+03:00.