The second release of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Philatelic Programme brings fans one step closer to the tournament with stamps depicting the eight spectacular stadiums that will host next year’s event.
The stamps feature the dramatic colours and designs of the brand and bring to life Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Education City Stadium, and Al Bayt Stadium.
Qatar Post will sell stamps for mailing purposes to local fans, with international fans able to get in on the action with commemorative designs from FIFA Branded Licensee MDM Münzhandelsgesellschaft mbH & Co. KG Deutsche Münze.
Eng. Yasir Al-Jamal, Chairman of the Operations Office and Vice Chairman of the Technical Delivery Office at the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), said: “It is a source of great pride that our stunning stadiums are featured on this latest set of stamps. Each of our tournament venues has an incredible story to tell and we are sure that people across the country and beyond will enjoy collecting these designs.”
Faleh Al Naemi Chairman and Managing Director of Qatar Post said: “We are pleased to present to the world a set of stamps for the FIFA World Cup stadiums. These distinctive and uniquely designed masterpieces are inspired by our authentic Qatari heritage and rich culture. This edition, featuring the eight stadiums that will host the tournament matches, highlight the stadiums’ aesthetics and high-end architecture. We are proud to cooperate with FIFA and the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy to launch this series of editions, which falls within the Qatar Post programme to document all events, occasions and preparations related to hosting the most-anticipated and the biggest football tournament in the world.”
The FIFA World Cup 2022™ stadium stamp will be sold to the public for QAR 28. As a first stage, 20,000 copies, 2,000 first-day-issue envelopes, 3,000 postcards and 2,000 folders have been printed.
For more information about the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, visit FIFA.com.