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82-Soccer Or Football : FIFA World Cup 2022 - Qatar
FIFA World Cup 2022
Qatar brings the World Cup to the smallest host ever, but one that has
unparalleled financial clout to stage the world’s biggest single-sport
event. Qatar will stage the World Cup in and around Doha in a desert
summer but promises state-of-the-art technology to cool fans and players
alike. There are two main minus points selecting Qatar over USA -
Qatar's plans for the 2022 FIFA World Cup include 12 eco-friendly, carbon-neutral stadiums.
All of the stadiums will harness the power of the Sun's rays to provide a cool environment for players and fans by converting solar energy into electricity that will then be used to cool both fans and players. When games are not taking place, the solar installations at the stadiums will export energy onto the power grid. During matches, the stadiums will draw energy from the grid. This is the basis for the stadium's carbon-neutrality.
The upper tier of 9 of the stadiums will be removed after the tournament. One, Doha Port Stadium, will be completely modular, and will be deconstructed following the FIFA World Cup. During the event, if Qatar will win the right to host, the capacity of most stadiums will be between 40,000 and 50,000 fans, with one much larger stadium for hosting the opening and final matches, amongst others. When the tournament ends, the lower tiers of the stadiums will remain in Qatar. Able to accommodate between 20,000 and 25,000 fans, the smaller stadiums will be suitable for football and other sports.
The upper tiers will be sent to developing nations, which often lack sufficient
football infrastructure. We see sending the stadiums to developing nations as an
integral part of our bid, as doing so will allow for the further development of
football on the global stage. Along with the stadiums, we plan to make the cooling
technologies we have developed available to other countries in hot climates, so
that they too can host major sporting events.
Cloud Over Stadium - [Updated on 3/22/11]
Created by Sushma Gupta On May 27, 2001
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