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Qatar's Stadium 974: World's first temporary football venue

Stadium 974, one of the 8 venues of FIFA World Cup 2023, is entirely made up of recycled shipping containers. This is World Cup's first temporary venue which can be taken down and rebuilt after the match gets over. Take a look at the magnificent stadium

Our Web Desk Published 18.11.22, 06:07 PM
Stadium 974 is one of eight World Cup stadiums hosting 32 national teams in a total of 64 matches between opening day on November 21 and the championship final on December 18, 2022.
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Stadium 974 is one of eight World Cup stadiums hosting 32 national teams in a total of 64 matches between opening day on November 21 and the championship final on December 18, 2022.

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The stadium is named after the country's international dialing code.
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The stadium is named after the country's international dialing code.

Qatar Stadium 974 is made up with 974 recycled shipping containers.
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Qatar Stadium 974 is made up with 974 recycled shipping containers.

The venue will hold 40,000 fans at the World Cup.
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The venue will hold 40,000 fans at the World Cup.

The 'shipping container' stadium will host just 13 games including just 7 World Cup matches.
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The 'shipping container' stadium will host just 13 games including just 7 World Cup matches.

The shipping containers are also converted into changing rooms. The stadium took one and a half years to be constructed.
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The shipping containers are also converted into changing rooms. The stadium took one and a half years to be constructed.

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