At two of the World Cup matches in Qatar on Monday, there were a lot of empty seats. After Sunday’s opening ceremony, the Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 executive stated that the nation was “gripped by football fever.” However, during Senegal’s match against the Netherlands at Al Thumama Stadium, approximately a third of the seats appeared unoccupied.
Fifa didn’t quickly have the foggiest idea why this was the situation, yet it is perceived issues with the tagging application which impacted Britain fans acquiring passage to the match against Iran additionally happened at the Senegal-Netherlands match.
Thousands of empty seats could be seen at the England match at the Khalifa Stadium before the game started, but the stadium eventually filled up.
The authority participation of 41,721 for the Senegal match caused a stir too, with the setting recorded as having a 40,000 limit in the authority pre-competition media guide.
Nonetheless, the last limit during occasion mode is higher for every one of the eight stadia – with Al Thumama now ready to hold 44,400 as indicated by Fifa. However, that still did not account for the visible empty seats.
Similar confusion persisted on Sunday night when the media guide reported a capacity of 60,000 while the official attendance at Al Bayt Stadium was over 67,000.
When the hosts Qatar lost to Ecuador 2-0, that Al Khor stadium was almost empty by the end of the game. According to FIFA, almost three million tickets have been purchased for the entire tournament.
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