2022 World Cup will be a rare occasion the World Cup was held in the winter instead of the summer as usual. The reason is because the host country Qatar's climate is very hot in the summer and have to move to the end of the year to play.
2022 World Cup will be held in the winter instead of the summer as usual
Qatar is located on the Persian Gulf and thus the average temperature during the day in June in this country up to 42 degrees C, while the lowest at 29 degrees C. The players will be very, very difficult to implement fought in a climate like that, they will quickly dehydration and stress that contemporary football seriously date a pressing ability of the players and require them to run much.
Past Qatar had organized a number of sporting events and draw lessons of events in the summer. They also studied sports tournaments held in other countries, which is typical Australian Open in 2014 when Frank Dancevic players competed in 42 degrees Celsius temperature had fainted on the field.
Qatar is so hot climate but is a country in the desert, night temperatures often quite low down that evening is the time when major matches at the World Cup is taking place. So the players have to worry they will be playing football in such conditions?
Last year's weather was quite hot Qatar during the day, but cool from evening
The average temperature in November of Qatar in the daytime up to 30 degrees C, but in the evening only to about 21 degrees Celsius dropping And to December temperatures average only drops about 16 degrees C, have to January each year new temperature likely fall below 10 degrees C. Thus the players will not have to worry about the temperature issue, the more they will kick late in the match as the spring weather.
In addition to playing in time temperature was cooler, the host country Qatar has invested heavily to the stadium with cooling system. 2017 Qatar has completed the upgrade items first stadium for World Cup service, Khalifa International, is considered the largest outdoor play world with air conditioning system and costing $ 70 million.
Pictures of some Qatari stadiums used for 2022 World Cup
A corner of the Khalifa International
Qatar will use the 8 stadiums for the 2022 World Cup and now has 2 complete golf, 4 golf is to continue building, 1 yard renovation is complete (Khalifa) and 1 field is expanding capacity. The courts will have the cooling system at a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius, every field has an energy center 1km include water transmission through pipelines to the stadium to turn into cool air.
The cooling system at the Khalifa International
Temperature problem has been controversial since Qatar was awarded the right to host the 2022 World Cup, but the organization of the winter and the investing heavily in technology of the host country promises to ensure comfort for the players and spectators on the field. Scabrous rest will just with such fixtures, European football and international competitions (including the AFF Cup) will be affected how.