Lusail Iconic Stadium For FIFA World Cup 2023

Lusail Iconic Stadium For FIFA World Cup 2023

Lusail Iconic is a football stadium in Lusail (Qatar), located 23 km north of Doha. Qatar Football Association is the owner of Lusail Stadium & it is nominated for the FIFA World Cup 2022. The stadium will also host the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2022 on 18 December.

Lusail Iconic Stadium For FIFA World Cup 2023

Contractor and interior

British firm Foster + Partners and Populous designed the stadium with inspiration from the interplay of light and shadow with the support of MANICA Architecture. HBK Contracting and China Railway Construction Corporation constructed the stadium. The stadium will cool down with solar power and have zero carbon footprint.

Following the World Cup, the 40,000 seats will be transformed into a community space with cafes, shops, a health clinic, and athletic and education facilities.

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What is the seating capacity of Lusail Iconic Stadium?

The ground has approximately 80,000 seats & approximately half of the seats are for developing countries that require sports infrastructure assistance. Some parts of the stadium would change into restaurants, a gym, a swimming pool, and a Health & education department. 

How can fans get to the Lusail Iconic Stadium?

The stadium is easily accessible by car, cab, or bike. The nearest metro bus station is the Legtaifiya metro station, so fans can quickly go to the stadium.

Facts File:

Full NameLusail Iconic Stadium
LocationLusail, Qatar
CapacityAround 80,000 seats
DesignerMANICA Architecture, Foster + Partners & Populous
Cost€680 million approximately
InaugurationNovember 22, 2021
Phone Number+974 3084 7403

Upcoming Fixtures in Lusail Iconic Stadium:

TuesdayNovember 22, 202213:00 (Local Time)Saudi Arabia vs. Argentina08Group C
ThursdayNovember 24, 202222:00 (Local Time)Serbia vs. Brazil16G
SaturdayNovember 26, 202222:00 (Local Time)Mexico vs. Argentina24C
MondayNovember 28, 202222:00 (Local Time)Uruguay vs. Portugal32H
WednesdayNovember 30, 202222:00 (Local Time)Mexico vs. Saudi Arabia40C
FridayDecember 02, 202222:00 (Local Time)Brazil vs. Cameroon48G
TuesdayDecember 06,202222:00 (Local Time)Runners-up Group G vs. Winner Group H56Round of 16
FridayDecember 09,202222:00 (Local Time)Winners Match 49 vs. Winners Match 50_Quarter-Finals
TuesdayDecember 13,202222:00 (Local Time)Winners Match 57 vs. Winners match 58_Semi-Finals
SundayDecember 18,202222:00 (Local Time)Winners Match 61 vs. Winners Match 62_Final


The Lusail Iconic Stadium, located just north of Doha, stands as a beacon of modern design and sustainable architecture. Designed by renowned firms and slated to host the climactic FIFA World Cup 2022 final, this 80,000-seat arena is not just a football ground, but a future community hub. Its easy accessibility and transformative design ensures its legacy will extend well beyond the World Cup, enriching the community for years to come.