The Legacy of the World Cup Qatar 2022
During a discussion session within the Qatar Economic Forum, the CEO of the World Cup Qatar 2022, Nasser Al-Khater, talks about the future legacy of the World Cup.
Al-Khater expressed that Qatar is keen to organize important local, regional and international tournaments and matches.
Al-Khater said, “Since last September, we have hosted more than 100 matches. We doubled our efforts to bring enthusiastic fans back to the field.”
He added that during these matches, no new Coronavirus cases recorded. We wrote about this achievement in a book everyone can read and benefit from. During this challenging pandemic that affected the whole world.
He stressed the importance of the legacy the World Cup Qatar. 2022 will pass to future generations after the end of the tournaments.
Particularly, he referred to the legacy of infrastructure and Qatar’s plans to benefit from the tournaments’ stadiums. By turning them into community and sports centers that benefit everyone.
After the World Cup
He pointed out that many countries faced several challenges in creating effective strategies that guarantee the use of their stadiums after hosting major sports tournaments.
He explained that Qatar intended, since the decision of hosting the World Cup, to come up with unique plans and strategies. These plans ensure that after the tournaments, the stadiums will work in a way that benefits society.
He mentioned Ras Abu Aboud Stadium as an example, explaining that the stadium will be completely dismantled after the end of the World Cup as it was constructed using shipping containers and detachable building units.
Additionally, they will remove some seats from six of the World Cup stadiums. And they will reuse these seats in the development of sports and non-sports projects in Qatar and abroad.