The FIFA World Cup men’s championship is the most prestigious and popular competition than any other sporting tournament in the world. Qatar is elected as a host nation for the entire event from November to December for the first time in that time due to the hot season. However, FIFA has drawn 32 teams in 8 groups and fixed the upcoming World cup matches including start time, date, location, TV channel, results, and more.
How 2022 FIFA World Cup schedule is made?
Qatar is qualified as a host nation, the rest of the 31 teams come from six confederations where 210 Fifa members are competing in the qualifying process to clinch the 2022 World Cup seeds.
The association of world football announced key dates for the 22nd running of the 2022 FIFA World Cup on 15 July 2020 including group matches, the round of 16, quarter-finals, Semi-finals, Third place match, and Final. FOX Sports will host the entire event in the United States.
2022 FIFA World Cup Key information
- Opening match: Sunday, 20th November 2022
- First round: 20th November to 2nd December 2022
- Round of 16: 3rd December to 6th December 2022
- Quarter-finals: 9th December to 10th December 2022
- Semi-finals: 13rd December to 14th December 2022
- Third-place match: 17th December 2022
- 22nd Fifa World Cup Final: 18th December 2022
When is World Cup 2022?
The tournament is fixed with 28 days timeframe from 20 November to 18 December for the first time in the FIFA World Cup’s history from the traditional June-July period.
Where is the Fifa World Cup 2022?
Qatar is the first Arab nation, and second in Asia who hosts the 2022 Fifa World Cup.
When is the Fifa World Cup 2022 final?
According to fifa.com, the 22nd Fifa World Cup 2022 final will take place on Sunday 18 December at Lusail Stadium, and will start at 9 pm local time / 10 am ET.
How many groups and venues are in the World Cup?
There are 8 groups of 4 teams, and 8 venues in the Qatar World Cup 2022, Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, and Group H. Groups A, B, E, F matches will be fixed in 4 stadiums, and Groups C, D, G, H matches will be played in 4 stadiums here below.
- Groups A, B, E, F: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium.
- Groups C, D, G, H: Al Janoub Stadium, Education City Stadium, Lusail Iconic Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium.
Fifa World Cup 2022 on what TV channel?
FOX Sports have the broadcasting rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the United States live from Qatar. BBC for the UK, beIN Sports, DAZN for Europe, along with the full list is here.
2022 World Cup fixture, group matches, time, date, venue, TV rights, and results. We are only using an example for you to understand the TV rights and get subscribe to one of them and enjoy watching the Qatar World cup from your home and wherever you are.
Sunday, November 20, 2022
|Qatar vs Ecuador||11:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Bayt Stadium|
Monday, November 21
|A||Senegal vs. Netherlands||5:00 AM||Al Thumama Stadium|
|B||England vs. Iran||8:00 AM||Khalifa International Stadium|
|B||United States vs. Wales||2:00 PM||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
Tuesday, November 22
|C||Argentina vs. Saudi Arabia||5:00 AM||Lusail Stadium|
|D||Denmark vs. Tunisia||8:00 AM||Education City|
|C||Mexico vs. Poland||11:00 AM||Stadium 974|
|D||France vs. Australia||2:00 PM||Al Janoub Stadium|
Wednesday, November 23
|F||Morocco vs. Croatia||5:00 AM||Al Bayt|
|E||Germany vs. Japan||8:00 AM||Khalifa Int’l|
|E||Spain vs. Costa Rica||11:00 AM||Al Thumama|
|F||Belgium vs. Canada||2:00 PM||Ahmad Bin Ali|
Thursday, November 24
|G||Switzerland vs. Cameroon||5:00 AM||Al Janoub|
|H||Uruguay vs. South Korea||8:00 AM||Education City|
|H||Portugal vs. Ghana||11:00 AM||Stadium 974|
|G||Brazil vs. Serbia||2:00 PM||Lusail|
Friday, November 25
|B||Wales vs. Iran||5:00 AM||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|A||Qatar vs. Senegal||8:00 AM||Al Thumama|
|A||Netherlands vs. Ecuador||11:00 AM||Khalifa Int’l|
|B||England vs. United States||2:00 PM||Al Bayt|
Saturday, November 26
|D||Tunisia vs. Australia||5:00 AM||Al Janoub|
|C||Poland vs. Saudi Arabia||8:00 AM||Education City|
|D||France vs. Denmark||11:00 AM||Stadium 974|
|C||Argentina vs. Mexico||2:00 PM||Lusail|
Sunday, November 27
|E||Japan vs. Costa Rica||5:00 AM||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|F||Belgium vs. Morocco||8:00 AM||Al Thumama|
|F||Croatia vs. Canada||11:00 AM||Khalifa Int’l|
|E||Spain vs. Germany||2:00 PM||Al Bayt|
Monday, November 28
|G||Cameroon vs. Serbia||5:00 AM||Al Janoub|
|H||South Korea vs. Ghana||8:00 AM||Education City|
|G||Brazil vs. Switzerland||11:00 AM||Stadium 974|
|H||Portugal vs. Uruguay||2:00 PM||Lusail|
Tuesday, November 29
|A||Netherlands vs. Qatar||10:00 AM||Al Bayt|
|A||Ecuador vs. Senegal||10:00 AM||Khalifa Int’l|
|B||Wales vs. England||2:00 PM||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|B||Iran vs. United States||2:00 PM||Al Thumama|
Wednesday, November 30
|D||Tunisia vs. France||10:00 AM||Education City|
|D||Australia vs. Denmark||10:00 AM||Al Janoub|
|C||Poland vs. Argentina||2:00 PM||Stadium 974|
|C||Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico||2:00 PM||Lusail|
Thursday, December 1
|F||Croatia vs. Belgium||10:00 AM||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|F||Canada vs. Morocco||10:00 AM||Al Thumama|
|E||Japan vs. Spain||2:00 PM||Khalifa Int’l|
|E||Costa Rica vs. Germany||2:00 PM||Al Bayt|
Friday, December 2
|H||South Korea vs. Portugal||10:00 AM||Education City|
|H||Ghana vs. Uruguay||10:00 AM||Al Janoub|
|G||Cameroon vs. Brazil||2:00 PM||Lusail|
|G||Serbia vs. Switzerland||2:00 PM||Stadium 974|
Round of 16
Saturday, December 3
|Winners of Group A vs Runners-up of Group B||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Khalifa International Stadium|
|Winners of Group C vs Runners-up of Group D||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
Sunday, December 4
|Winners of Group D vs Runners-up of Group C||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Winners of Group B vs Runners-up of Group A||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Bayt Stadium|
Monday, December 5
|Winners of Group E vs Runners-up of Group F||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Janoub Stadium|
|Winners of Group G vs Runners-up of Group H||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Stadium 974|
Tuesday, December 6
|Winners of Group F vs Runners-up of Group E||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Education City Stadium|
|Winners of Group H vs Runners-up of Group G||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Lusail Stadium|
Quater-finals on Friday, December 9, 2022
|Winners of Match 53 vs Winners of Match 54||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Education City Stadium|
|Winners of Match 49 vs Winners of Match 50||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Lusail Stadium|
Quater-finals on Saturday, December 10, 2022
|Winners of Match 55 vs Winners of Match 56||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Thumama Stadium|
|Winners of Match 51 vs Winners of Match 52||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Bayt Stadium|
World Cup Semi-finals Schedule on Tuesday, December 13, 2022
|Winners of Match 57 vs Winners of Match 58||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Lusail Stadium|
Semi-finals on Wednesday, December 14, 2022
|Match 62: Winners of Match 59 vs Winners of Match 60||2:00 PM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Al Bayt Stadium|
World Cup Third-place match on Saturday, December 17, 2022
|Semi-final losers||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Khalifa International Stadium|
World Cup Final on Sunday, December 18, 2022
|Semi-final Winners||10:00 AM||Fox, Telemundo, BBC and ITV||Lusail Stadium|
How many teams will be qualified for the 2026 World Cup?
There are 32 teams that will represent the World Cup 2022 again for the last time because the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) already announced it will increase to 48 teams in the 2026 World Cup tournament.
Who will host it?
USA, Mexico, and Canada will host the next 2026 FIFA World Cup.