Stadium 974 And Other Venues In Qatar Where Black Stars Will Be Playing Their World Cup's Group Stage Matches

Stadium 974 And Other Venues In Qatar Where Black Stars Will Be Playing Their World Cup's Group Stage Matches

  • The Black Stars of Ghana have made the nation proud by qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar
  • The World Cup, which begins on November 20, 2022, will see the black stars play Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay in their group-stage matches
  • In this story, YEN.com.gh throws light on the three venues where the Ghana team will be playing their matches

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The whole nation of Ghana has thrown its weight in support of the Black Stars, hoping that they bring the World Cup trophy to Ghana. Ghana plays three matches in the group stage; Portugal, South Korea and Uruguay. YEN.com.gh mentions the stadia where Ghana will play against its opponents in this story.

Ghana hosts Portugal at Stadium 974 in Doha

Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar
Stadium 974 in Doha, Qatar. Photo credit: www.dezeen.com
Source: UGC

Ghana's first World Cup match will be against Portugal at Stadium 974 in Qatar's capital, Doha. Stadium 974 is a temporary stadium that offers stunning views of West Bay. The stadium, made of shipping containers and using less material to build than conventional stadiums, is a model for other developers to follow.

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Ghana hosts South Korea at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayan

Education City Stadium
Education City Stadium. Photo credit: www.stadiumguide.com
Source: UGC

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Ghana hosts South Korea at the Education City Stadium in Al Rayan, Qatar. The Qatar Foundation Stadium, commonly known as Education City Stadium, was built to resemble a diamond in the sand. There will be about 40,000 seats in the stadium, but after the World Cup, the seating capacity will be cut to 20,000.

The expansive Education City Stadium comprises many university campuses, other educational institutions, parks, museums, and office buildings.

Ghana Hosts Uruguay at Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah

Al Janoub Stadium
Al Janoub Stadium. Photo credit: arquitecturaviva.com
Source: UGC

The Black Stars' last group-stage match at the World Cup will be against Uruguay at the Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah. The stadium was designed by world-famous architect Zaha Hadid, using wood and other local materials.

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Zaha explained she drew inspiration from the hulls of the traditional dhow pearl fishing boats for the stadium's design.

Black Stars: Mahama Charges Ghana To Stake A Claim To The Qatar 2022 World Cup

In an earlier story, YEN.com.gh wrote about how former President Mahama charged the Black Stars to stake a claim at the World Cup. In a goodwill letter to the squad, the former president urged them to compete at their highest level. The opening game for Ghana, which was placed in Group H with South Korea, Portugal, and Uruguay, will take place on November 24, 2022.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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