Pilgrims flock exterior Doha to look at Brazilian Gods prepare
The Stadium and locality was paint-brushed a contemporary id: Brazil’s coaching floor, an deal with that will be tattooed eternally. (Picture: Sandip G)
The geography shifts abruptly as you stroll from Bin Mansoura Metro Station to Grand Hamad Stadium. The skyscrapers of central Doha fade within the distance, minarets pierce the cloudless skies. The bristle of the town drowns within the suffocating quiet of the neighborhood, however for the tyre-screech of luxurious automobiles that blurs via the near-empty highway.
Simply 20 kilometers off Corniche it appears additional distant from the countless bustle of the World Cup-soaked Doha. From nowhere manifests the undecorated facade of the stadium, as soon as Doha’s premier stadium and residential to the Al-Arabi Sports activities Membership, however now slumbering up to now glories, unstained by uber-modernity.
For the final one week, although, the calm has been shaken off. Swathes of policemen in black jackets and caps with slick automatics tucked of their waistbands prowl the locale. The beep of sirens intrude the quietude. On these days, a military of women and men within the yellow and inexperienced flock to the bottom, as if for a pilgrimage. (READ MORE)