Al Bayt Stadium will be hosting the opening game of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is the second-largest stadium and is built in the form of traditional tents of the nomadic people of Qatar. The stadium has a retractable roof and the stadium has received sustainability certificates. After the World Cup, the stadium will be used for the 2030 Asian Games.
A total of 9 matches will be played at Al Bayt Stadium which includes 6 group stage matches, one round of 16 matches, one Quarter-Final match and one Semi-Finals match. The kick-off time for the matches will be as per Arabia Standard Time which is UTC+03:00.