Khalifa International Stadium

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Khalifa International Stadium

Khalifa International Stadium
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Ian L
Wigan, UK11 contributions
World Champions at last.
Dec 2019 • Friends
Not the greatest ground I’ve ever been to. Reminiscent of Wigan’s ground. However we did win there twice.
Written 2 January 2020
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BrunoSRC
Singapore, Singapore125 contributions
Good stadium, but not World Cup level
Dec 2019 • Friends
Just went to two football matches at Khalifa International for the FIFA Club World Cup 2019. The stadium itself is pretty nice and the queues to enter, although long, were relatively fast. There are, however, some points that put it not up to the best stadiums in the world IMHO.

First of all, it's also an athletics stadium, which automatically means that the crowd is nowhere near the pitch, which in turn impacts the atmosphere. Acoustics seem nice though, as we could hear fans singing throughout the matches. Chairs are comfortable enough, but why would someone choose to install fixed type chairs in a "revamped" stadium is beyond my comprehension, as they allow less space for people to move to and from their seats. Bars are also not up to the game, food and beverage options are scarce and they only take cash.

Both games were at night time, so I can't really comment on whether the air conditioning would work on a hot summer afternoon, but it definitely looks like it can handle.

Most reviews criticizing the logistics to and from the stadium were from before the metro was ready. Now there's a station right in front of it and even after the game, with 40k people's leaving the stadium, it was not an issue. Plus a shopping mall a few minutes walking from it offers several nice pre-match meal opportunities.
Written 23 December 2019
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Gary F
Brighton, UK180 contributions
What a mess
Nov 2019 • Solo
Quite shockingly unprepared for anything, it is a building site and nothing works. In the middle of nowhere and impossible to get to unless you take a taxi. How on Earth it’ll be ready for 2023 who knows, stay away and save your money
Written 25 November 2019
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Peteski2016
Larnaca, Cyprus4,881 contributions
Great facility
Oct 2019 • Friends
As others have said it is a great facility and we really enjoyed the track and field events - sound is a challenge at the ends. Better in the middle..... Beautiful and the light show is amazing. It was a lot of walking. It was strange we could not get in sooner from Villagio.
Written 21 November 2019
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Amo
16 contributions
Athletic Championships
Oct 2019
The fact that there was no parking available and one had to walk extremely far just to get to your seat was very uncomfortable, there were old people whom had difficulty walking and took them forever to get where they were going.. I would have made use of golf cars to transport people up and down.. Parking more clear to all visitors, overall a stunning stadium nice a cool inside loved the AC.
Written 29 October 2019
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Anna S V
8 contributions
Wow
Oct 2019
What an unbelievable experience. was part of a team during the athletics World Championship. Facilities is just perfect and the stadium is amazing.
Written 15 October 2019
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Extraordinary769814
5 contributions
Athletics eorld championship
Oct 2019 • Solo
Fantastic stadium. Fantastic experience. Fantastic atmosphere. Choice of food available was limited. Traffic to and from was bad but that was to be expected. They need to sort out public transport before the world cup. Overall I would recommend
Written 10 October 2019
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kagee hoo
Doha, Qatar235 contributions
Amazing stadium
Oct 2019 • Friends
Came here to witness the IAAF Athletics Championship 2019 and I was really amazed how big the stadium was. Looking forward for the FIFA 2022 that will be happening here and other stadiums in Doha.
Written 10 October 2019
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Kevin S
Doha, Qatar35 contributions
IAAF Track and Field World Championships
Oct 2019
Impressive stadium and some great views of the competition (even from the cheap seats). The AC system actually kept the stands at a comfortable temperature. Only downside was the speaker system was not as clear when we were sitting in the lower sections compared to the upper.
Written 8 October 2019
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Ania D
Krakow, Poland82 contributions
I expected something more
Oct 2019 • Couples
The building is amazing from outside. Inside is ok, but standard of toilets is quite poor. I was there for Athletic Championships 2019 and I don’t know how it can work when the Stadion is full. People were praying, blocking corridors even though there are special places to pray. I think that security should react in these situations.
There is not a lot of signs how to get to the entrance if you are walking from the shopping mall.
Huge + for agood air condition!
Written 5 October 2019
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