New FIFA Club World Cup champions to be crowned at Khalifa Int’l Stadium Dec 08, 2019 0 745 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaKhalifa International Stadium will host three additional matches during the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 after the official opening of Education City Stadium was postponed until early 2020.In addition to the double-header of games on December 17 – the fifth-place play-off and the semi-final involving CONMEBOL Libertadores winners CR Flamengo – Khalifa International Stadium will also host the second semi-final, involving UEFA Champions League winners Liverpool FC, on December 18, along with the final and third-place play-off on December 21.Khalifa International Stadium has a capacity of 45,416 and reopened in May 2017 following a successful redevelopment to prepare it for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium is fully operational at present.Construction at Education City Stadium is complete and the venue is now operational. However, the necessary certification process took longer than expected and therefore the stadium was unable to host the required test events prior to the semi-final and final of the FIFA Club World Cup at full capacity. In 2020, the stunning venue – which is scheduled to host matches up to and including the quarter-finals of the FIFA World Cup – will become the third tournament-ready venue ahead of 2022. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Need to redefine disability to curb discrimination, says Sheikha Moza Dec 08, 2019 0 1473 Amir condoles with Trump Dec 08, 2019 0 476 Our foreign policy will remain independent: FM Dec 08, 2019 0 656 US resumes peace talks with Taliban in Doha Agencies Doha The US resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar on Saturday, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war. US peace envoy Zalmay .. UN official hails Qatar’s efforts to help people with disabilities QNA Doha United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has commended the pioneering role of Qatar in addressing the challenges of people with disabilities. She thanked HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, founder .. Mental health services guide launched Minister of Public Health HE Dr Hanan Mohammad al Kuwari has launched a guide for mental health services in Qatar. The guide, which is the first of its kind in Qatar, provides a clear and accurate source for identifying .. Saudi, Bahrain eye coveted trophy Having edged hosts Qatar 1-0 in the semi-final, Saudi Arabia are now keen to get past Bahrain in the final to lift the 24th Arabian Gulf Cup at the Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium on Sunday. Bahrain, who beat three-time winners ..