Photos: Lusail Super Cup tests stadium hosting World Cup final | Football News

The $675m stadium that Qatar will use for this 12 months’s World Cup remaining was put by its first check with a match between the Egyptian and Saudi champions.

Seventy-two days from the beginning of the match, organisers mentioned that greater than 77,000 followers had been contained in the 80,000-capacity Lusail Iconic Stadium for the pre-match live performance by Egyptian famous person Amr Diab and the sport during which Al Hilal beat Egyptians Zamalek on penalties after a 1-1 draw.

Lusail Stadium is the final stadium to host a aggressive fixture and is on the coronary heart of a brand new metropolis being constructed north of the Gulf state’s capital Doha.

It is going to host 10 World Cup matches, together with the December 18 remaining.

The sport was a check run for safety, the border immigration system and the Doha Metro in addition to crowd administration.

A whole lot of Saudi and Egyptian followers crossed the Abu Samra border in buses, after leaving their vehicles on the Saudi aspect.

FIFA says that 2.45 million of the three million World Cup tickets have been bought and {that a} remaining spherical of on-line gross sales might be held later this month.