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Attendance between Senegal and the Netherlands announced 1700 more than stadium capacity



Al Thumama Stadium

Senegal faced the Netherlands for their opening Group A game of the 2022 World Cup at the Al Thumama Stadium in Qatar, which hosts an official capacity of 40,000 spectators.

However, ITV commentator Jon Champion said on the show that by the 78th minute of the game the official match attendance is technically “1,700 overcapacity”, describing it as “creative accounting” on the part of the players. organizers.