The Wales Squad also known as the Cymru squad will make their first Global Competition appearance in 64 years after they defeated Ukraine in Cardiff 1-0 back in June.
Wales squad Captain and hero of the nation, Gareth Bale made the decisive win for the team with a free kick ensuring them a place in the Global Competition 2022 in Qatar.
Wales have only qualified for two final Global Competition tournaments 1958 and now in 2022. In 1958 they were eliminated in the quarter finals by Brazil who became the champions.
Step back in history and find out what happened when Wales Squad was defeated in 1958 by Brazil in Global Competition
The Walsh Squad accommodation during the Global Competition 2022
The Walsh Squad Will be staying at the Delta Hotel City Center located in the heart of the city in Dohar for the Global Competition 2022. A brand new hotel which is currently still under construction and will be opening in October.
The Delta Hotel is run by the Marriott Chain of Hotels and their amenities are up to International standards which will include:
Restaurants, Fitness Center, Spa, Indoor Pool, Meeting Space, Kitchenette, 24 hour room service, convenience store and Dry Cleaning Service.
Apart from this and most importantly it should be noted that the training ground is only 22 min (15.5 km) via Sabah Al – Ahmad Corridor away, so the Walsh Squad won’t have to far to travel to train.
Training facilities for the Walsh squad.
The Wales squad new training facilities is the ‘Al Sadd Sports Club, which is based in the Al Sadd district of Doha. Home of the Qatar Stars League, the team competes in the top level Qatari football, its nickname is “Al Zaeem” which means ‘The Boss”.
Al Rayyan Stadium Doha
Al Rayyan Stadium in Doha which has a seating capacity for 50,000 spectators is where the Welsh squad will play against USA, Iran and England in the group stages.
Global Competition 2022 Qatar Fixtures
The Welsh squad will play against USA, Iran and England.
USA v Wales (Monday, November 21 – 7pm)
Wales v Iran (Friday, November 25 – 10am)
Wales v England (Tuesday, November 29 – 7pm)
Wales Squad captain and the men’s all-time top scorer 32 year old Gareth Bale, ended the 64 year wait to bring his team to the Global Competition 2022 in Dohar, after defeating Ukraine in Cardiff City Stadium, Wales
Gareth Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who currently plays for Major League Soccer club Los Angeles FC and the Wales national team as a winger. He is regarded as one of the greatest wingers of his generation and one of the greatest Welsh players of all time.
This is only the second time in history that the Walsh squad has made it to the Global Competition. As a result of their stunning victory, the Walsh squad have benefited from a £10m cash boost
It should be noted that the Global Competition 2022 sticker book is here with the Welsh flag placed front and center.
Global Competition 2022 sticker collection
Global Competition 2022 sticker collection will be available from Tuesday, August 25, produced by Panini for every edition of the competition since 1970. Inside, is a treasure trove for collectors who can find all 32 qualified teams, represented by 18 squad players.
Super rare Stickers
Football enthusiasts will be able to accumulate stickers of players, official strips and badges, plus 50 “special stickers”, totaling 670.
As well as that the standard packets will also have super rare stickers, for those who are really into their collecting.
With only 20 players selected the front will have an “action image” comprising of legends and rookies in different color variations.
Going to Global Competition 2022?
Welsh football fans who decide to go to support the Walsh Squad will need a Hayya card – it is a visa to get into Qatar, as well as a fan ID, which will give you access to the games.
free travel on public transport on match days, which includes bus, metro and the tram – which directly links central Doha with the stadium.
The heat is on, how will the Welsh Squad fare?
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