FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule, Fixtures, Teams, Tickets, Players & Host
Here’s the complete guide about everything you need to know for FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule.
The 20222 FIFA World cup is the biggest international football tournament in the world. The competition takes place after every 4 years. The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup will begin on November 21, 2022. Here is everything you need to know about FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule.
FIFA World Cup 2022 features 32 teams into eight groups of four teams, each with the top two from each qualifying to a knockout stage.
Where will FIFA World Cup 2022 take place?
Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World cup. The World cup 2022 in Qatar will be the first-ever world cup hosted in Arab countries and the second world cup to be hosted in Asia.
When does FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule start?
2022 FIFA World Cup is set to kickstart from November 21, 2022 and will be played till 18 December 2022. The Final Draw of the 2022 World Cup will take place in April 2022.
|Group Stage||21 November- 2 December, 2022|
|Round of 16||3 December- 6 December, 2022|
|Quarter Finals||9 December-10 December, 2022|
|Semi-Finals||13 December-14 December,2022|
|Final||18 December, 2022|
The group stage will kick off at 13:00, 16:00, 19:00 and 22:00 local time and 18:00, 22:00 for the last round and knockout games. The final match of the 2022 World Cup will be played on 18 December 2022 at the Lusail Iconic Stadium.
- Considering the extreme temperatures and hot climate of Qatar, the tournament will be hosted in November- December.
- This is the first time that a World Cup is being hosted in Winter.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Venues
8 different venues in Qatar will host the 2022 FIFA World cup matches. Lusail Iconic Stadium will host the final.
|Lusail Iconic Stadium||Johan Cruyff Arena||80,000|
|Al Bayt Stadium||Olympic Stadium||60,000|
|Ras Abu Aboud Stadium||Arena Nationala||40,000|
|Al Thumama Stadium||Ferenc Puskas Stadium||40,000|
|Education City Stadium||Parken Stadium||45,000|
|Ahmed bin Ali Stadium||Hampden Park||45,000|
|Khalifa International Stadium||Wembley Stadium||40,000|
|Al Janoub Stadium||Allianz Arena||40,000|
- Groups A, B, E, F Venues: Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium
- Groups C, D, G, H Venues: Lusail Iconic Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Education City Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium
How to Get FIFA World Cup 2022 Ticket?
FIFA is yet to announce the release dates for FIFA World Cup 2022 ticket sales.
Qatar World Cup 2022: How to watch on TV & live stream
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be broadcasted in more than 200 countries across the world.
|Albania – RTSH|
|Armenia – ARMTV|
|Australia – SBS|
|Austria – ORF|
|Azerbaijan – İTV|
|Belarus – BTRC|
|Belgium – VRT, RTBF|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina – BHRT|
|Brazil – TV Globo, SporTV|
|Bulgaria – BNT|
|Canada – CTV, TSN, RDS|
|Caribbean – International Media Content, SportsMax|
|China – CCTV|
|Croatia – HRT|
|Cyprus – CyBC|
|Czech Republic – ČT|
|Estonia – ERR|
|Europe – European Broadcasting Union (37 countries)|
|France – TF1, beIN Sports|
|Germany – ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom|
|Greece – ANT1|
|Georgia – GPB|
|Hungary – MTVA|
|Iceland – RÚV|
|India – Sony Pictures Network|
|Ireland – RTÉ|
|Israel – IPBC|
|Italy – RAI|
|Kosovo – RTK|
|Latvia – LTV|
|Lithuania – LRT|
|Luxembourg – RTL Group|
|Malta – PBS|
|Mexico – Televisa, Sky México, TUDN, TV Azteca|
|Middle East and North Africa – beIN Sports,|
|Moldova – TRM|
|Montenegro – RTCG|
|Netherlands – NOS|
|New Zealand – Sky Sport|
|North Macedonia – MRT|
|Pakistan – PTV Sports,Ten Sports|
|Peru – Latina|
|Poland – TVP|
|Portugal – RTP|
|Romania – TVR|
|Russia – Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV|
|Serbia – RTS|
|Slovakia – RTVS|
|Sweden – SVT, TV4|
|Switzerland – SRF|
|Turkey – TRT|
|Ukraine – Suspilne|
|United Kingdom – BBC, ITV|
|United States – Fox,Telemundo|
FIFA World Cup 2022: Who won the 2018 tournament?
France is the defending champions of the Fifa World Cup, beating Croatia. France won the match 4–2 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to lift their second World Cup.