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.

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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.

PhaseDates
Group Stage21 November- 2 December, 2022
Round of 163 December- 6 December, 2022
Quarter Finals9 December-10 December, 2022
Semi-Finals13 December-14 December,2022
Final18 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.

CityStadiumCapacity
Lusail Iconic StadiumJohan Cruyff Arena80,000
Al Bayt StadiumOlympic Stadium60,000
Ras Abu Aboud StadiumArena Nationala40,000
Al Thumama StadiumFerenc Puskas Stadium40,000
Education City StadiumParken Stadium45,000
Ahmed bin Ali StadiumHampden Park45,000
Khalifa International StadiumWembley Stadium40,000
Al Janoub StadiumAllianz Arena40,000
  • 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.

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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.

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