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FIFA World Cup: Qatar’s 974 Stadium Was Built With the Same Number of Recycled Shipping Containers

There have been several firsts at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The event is being staged for the first time in the Middle East and is also being played for the first time in the northern hemisphere’s winter.

The Gulf nation has constructed eight top-notch stadiums to host the major event, which is being staged in Asia for the second time after South Korea and Japan jointly hosted the 2002 edition.
Reportedly, ReOne of the stadiums constructed for the competition has a unique feature in that it is made entirely of repurposed shipping containers.

The stadium’s name, “974”, refers to the precise number of reused shipping containers that were utilised to construct the arena. Additionally, Qatar’s international phone area code is 974.

The first totally demountable stadium in World Cup history is Stadium 974. A stunning 360-degree video of Stadium 974 was published by the FIFA World Cup’s official Twitter account. ‘Constructed from 974 shipping containers.

After the event, the stadium may be completely taken apart and used again. Look at Stadium 974,” the caption reads. Six group stage games and one Round of 16 match are being played in the 40,000-seat stadium. The stadium’s name, Ras Abu Aboud stadium, was first declared.

Qatar has not specified where or even when the stadium would be demolished after the competition. According to the organisers, the stadium might be used to construct numerous smaller stadiums or another facility of the same size somewhere.

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