The Khalifa International Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium, situated in Doha, Qatar. It is often referred as the 'National Stadium'. The stadium was opened to the spectators on 3rd March 1976 and underwent a renovation in the year 2005. Before the 2005 renovation, the Khalifa International Stadium was mainly used to host football matches. The Qatar Football Association owns the stadium. The entire field has natural grass and the venue can hold around 40,000 spectators. The Khalifa International Stadium is currently the home of the Qatar national football team.