In less than five months we will be talking Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup which will be in the Middle East for the first time. The Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup tickets are some of the things sports lovers are clamouring to get. The tournament will run from 21st November to 18th December in eight different classic stadiums in and around the capital, Doha. The Qatar World Cup 2022 tickets will be on a first-served basis. So far about 1.8 million tickets have already been sold in the first two batches of sales.
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FIFA did not give the number of tickets that are left but they said the cheapest tickets for fans from outside Qatar are priced at 250 Qatari riyals ($69). The tournament has a total capacity of about three million tickets, with about 2 million placed on general sales and 1 million allocated for FIFA stakeholders such as member federations and sponsors, plus hospitality programs.
Organisers said last week that 40 million World Cup tickets were requested in the first two phases of sales. The latest sales round closes on August 16, though more seats typically are available later as stakeholders return some tickets. The World Cup tickets can also become available during the World Cup from fans of teams that are eliminated.
The country’s capital Doha which has a population of about 2.4 million and limited accommodation, is bracing itself for a huge influx of visitors for the 32-team tournament. Qatar says there will be 130,000 rooms in hotels, apartments, cruise ships, and desert camps, where there will be 1,000 traditional tents. It has promised shared rooms for as little as $85 a night.
More than 160 round-trip shuttle flights a day will bring in fans from neighbouring countries, easing the pressure on accommodation, while capacity has been doubled at Doha’s two international airports. More than 160 round-trip shuttle flights a day will bring in fans from countries that are close to them which will in a long way ease the pressure on accommodation, while capacity has been doubled at Doha’s two international airports.
Qatar expects November’s soccer World Cup to add as much as $17 billion to its economy, lower than a previous estimate of $20 billion. The Gulf country is set to attract 1.2 million visitors, although their earlier expected visitors are 1 million and 1.5 million. the new development was made known by the chief executive officer of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Nasser Al Khater.
Qatar wants to use the tournament to showcase its rapid expansion from a small pearl-diving enclave to a Gulf metropolis, energy-exporting power, and transit hub. The tournament will feature 32 teams which include thirteen European countries, four South American countries, five African countries, six Asian countries and four North American countries.