- Address: Al-Wakrah
- Country: Qatar
- Capacity: 44,000
- Opened: 16 May 2019
- Main use: Football
Extra stadium info – Al-Janoub Stadium
The construction of the football stadium, which has a retractable roof, started in 2014. It is among the main sports venues in Qatar. The stadium opened with a football match, which was won by Al-Duhail after beating Al-Sadd. 38,000 people showed up for the game between the two football clubs from Qatar. In 1989, Al-Sadd became the first football club from Qatar with an Asian championship title. Al-Janoub Stadium hosted its first-ever AFC Champions League final on 19 December 2020. Ulsan Hyundai from the Republic of Korea, commonly known as South Korea, won the Asian football championship game after beating Persepolis from Iran.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup
Al-Janoub Stadium hosted its first-ever FIFA World Cup game on 22 November 2022. The national football team of the French Republic, commonly known as France, won the group stage match after beating Australia 4-1. Cameroon, Denmark, Ghana, Serbia, the Swiss Confederation, Tunisia and Uruguay also played at Al-Janoub Stadium during the group stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. On 5 December 2022, the venue hosted a FIFA World Cup match between Japan and Croatia. The national football team of Croatia won the round of 16 game after a penalty shoot-out. 42,000 people attended the match.