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The Multi-Billion Stadiums Where OdiBets Sponsored Influencers Watched World Cup

Betting firm OdiBets sponsored a number of Kenyan social media personalities to a trip to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.

The firm works with these influencers and content creators to promote their campaigns on social media platforms.

WoK had earlier reported on influencers who traveled to Qatar, but what games did they watch and in which stadia?

Lusail Stadium

Lusail stadium played host to Round of 16 match between Brazil and Cameroon on Friday, December 2.

OdiBets sponsored influencers who watched the match include comedians Wifi, Eddie Butita, YY, Terence Creative and actress Dorea Chege.

The stadium was opened in November 2021 after completion of its construction that began in 2017 at a cost of Ksh 94.6 billion.

Its shape resembles a huge bowl, which is a reference to the Arabic traditional vessel for dried dates.

The stadium was designed by architectural firms; Foster + Partners and Populous and the construction done by HBK Contracting and China Railway Construction Corporation.

It has a net capacity of 80,000.

Lusail Stadium

Al Thumama

Eight World Cup matches will be played at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha Qatar.

Content creator and actress Jacky Vike, alias Awinja watched the Iran vs USA match on Tuesday, November 29.

YouTuber Mungai Eve and comedian Jaymo UleMsee also visited the stadium for the Morocoo vs Belgium match on Sunday, November 27.

Its design reflects the gahfiya, the traditional woven cap adorned by men and boys all across the Arab world.

The stadium was designed by Architect of Arab Engineering Bureau Ibrahim Jaidah.

Construction of the site began in 2017 and it was opened in October 21 on the occasion of the Amir Cup Final between Al Sadd and Al Rayyan.

It can hold up to of 44,400 people.

Al Thumama

Other stadiums hosting the World Cup games include;

Al Bayt Stadium

Al Bayt Stadium is the second biggest stadium in Qatar, after Lusail Stadium, with a seating capacity of 60,000.

The stadium which is located in Al Khor was opened in November 2021 after completion of its construction that began in 2015.

It’s design resembles a tent used by nomadic peoples in the Gulf region. It was designed by engineering consulting company Dar Al-Handasah.

Al Bayt Stadium

Stadium 974

The stadium was opened in November 2021 after completion of its construction that began in 2017.

Stadium 974 was made from shipping containers and named after the number of shipping containers used in the stadium’s construction and the Qatar’s international dialling code.

The stadium will be completely destroyed after the FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament.

It has an audience capacity of 40,000.

Stadium 974

Education City Stadium

The Education City Stadium was opened in June 2020 and it is considered among the most eco-friendly stadiums in the world.

The stadium is built in the midst of educational institutions which will be using it after completion of the World Cup campaign.

Located in Al Rayyan, some 7 kilometers north-west of Doha, the stadium was built with traditional Islamic architecture courtesy of Fenwick Iribarren Architects.

It has a sitting capacity of 44,667.

Education City Stadium

Al Janoub

Formerly known as Al-Wakrah Stadium, Al Janoub was opened in May 2019 for a match between Al-Duhail and Al-Sadd.

The stadium was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects to inspire the hulls of the traditional dhow pearl fishing boats.

After the release of its designs, people likened the resemblance of the roof to female genitals, claims that Zaha Hadid denied.

The stadium can hold up to 40,000 spectators.

Al Janoub Stadium

Khalifa International Stadium

Khalifa International Stadium was built in 1976 but it was renovated in 2017 for the 2022 World Cup tournament.

The stadium was renovated by its original architect Dar Al-Handasah and named after former Emir of Qatar, Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani.

It has a sitting capacity of 40,000.

Khalifa International Stadium

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