John Njau Kibue, a security guard working at Qatar’s Lusail Stadium fell and died while working at the venue that will host the World Cup 2022 final on Sunday.
According to a statement released on Wednesday by World Cup local organisers, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), John Njau Kibue suffered the fall on Saturday.
Medical teams attended the scene and provided emergency treatment before he was transferred to hospital where he died on Tuesday, the statement added.
The organisers said they are investigating the circumstances leading to the fall “as a matter of urgency” and would provide further information pending the outcome of the investigation.
Qatar launched a work safety investigation into the death of a Filipino worker last week after reports emerged that the man died while working at a training site for World Cup.
Qatar World Cup 2022 chief executive Nasser al-Khater confirmed that a worker had died, but gave no further details.