- Address: Doha
- Country: Qatar
- Capacity: 15,000
- Opened: 1975
- Main use: Football
- Tenants: Al-Sadd (football)
Extra stadium info – Jassim bin Hamad Stadium
The construction of the venue started in 1974. It has a cooling system because of the hot desert climate. The Jassim bin Hamad Stadium hosted its first-ever AFC Asian Cup game in 2011, when the national football team of Australia played against India. In 2014, it hosted its first Italian super cup match. SSC Napoli won the game after defeating Juventus FC in a penalty shoot-out. Juventus became one of the first football clubs with a world championship trophy. They won their first world championship title after beating the Argentine football club named Argentinos Juniors in 1985. Juventus won the final, which took place in the Japanese city of Tokyo, in a penalty shoot-out.
Al-Sadd use the Jassim bin Hamad Stadium for home games. The club was founded in 1969. They were crowned football champions of Qatar various times. Al-Sadd won the Asian championship for football clubs in 1989 for the first time in their history. In 2004, they became the first football club from Qatar with 10 top division titles. In 2011, Al-Sadd finished third place in their first-ever FIFA Club World Cup participation. The Spanish side FC Barcelona won the world championship for football clubs that year after defeating Santos FC from Brazil.
In 2015, Al-Sadd signed the world famous Spanish football star Xavier Hernández Creus, who played hundreds of matches for FC Barcelona. He is commonly known as Xavi. The former football player won the 2010 FIFA World Cup with the national football team of Spain. Xavi also won two FIFA Club World Cup titles with FC Barcelona, the second sports club with 100 million followers on its main social media page. He scored once in the 2011 FIFA Club World Cup final. In 2021, Xavi became the manager of FC Barcelona after Ronald Koeman was sacked.