Football’s biggest governing council announced the official schedule of 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar from 21st November. Host Qatar to play opening match of 22nd world cup tournament at Al Bayt Stadium having 60,000 capacity. Macth to kick-off at 13:00 local time.
Four matches will be played on the opening day of world cup 2022 and whenever 4 games to take place on a day, they’ll be start at 13:00, 16:00, 19:00 and 22:00 as per local watch. Group stage matches will be played till 2nd December meanwhile round of 16 stage to take place from 3 to 6 December.
“The World Cup is always a festival of football, a real celebration for the fans who come on-site and watch. In Qatar, with the compact nature, this is going to be amplified even more with 32 teams and 32 sets of supporters all in and around Doha,” FIFA chief of tournament and event officer Colin Smith said.
Quarterfinal fixtures to be held on 9 and 10 Dec while semifinals are scheduled for 13 and 14. 2022 world cup final to be held on 18th December at Lusail Stadium from 18:00 local time. Third place game to take place on 17th.
France will be title defending champions in the competition if they qualify.