The 2022 FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place in Qatar, making it the first time the tournament has ever been hosted in the Middle East. With the tournament only a few years away, the full schedule has been released and is now available for fans to begin planning their trips to Qatar.
2022 World Cup Schedule
The tournament will begin on November 21, 2022 with the opening match between the host nation Qatar and an as yet undetermined opponent. The group stages will run from November 21 to December 18, with the Round of 16 beginning on December 19 and running through to the quarterfinals on December 28. The semifinals will take place on January 1 and 2, with the final match taking place on January 3, 2022.
Qatar Hosts Historic Event
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the first time the tournament has ever been held in the Middle East, and the first time it has been hosted by a country outside of Europe or the Americas. Qatar has been preparing for the tournament for years, with the country investing billions of dollars in new infrastructure and stadiums. In addition to the host nation, 31 other countries will be participating in the tournament, making it one of the largest sporting events in the world.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is sure to be an exciting event, and with the full schedule now available, fans can begin planning their trips to Qatar. With the tournament only a few years away, the anticipation is sure to continue to grow as the world prepares for this historic event.
On November 21st, 2020, the official draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar – the 22nd iteration of one of the world’s biggest sporting events – was held. The tournament is set to kick off on November 21st, 2022, with the final match being held on December 18th, 2022.
This will mark the first time in history that the FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Middle Eastern nation Qatar. The tournament will be held across eight venues with five of them having air-conditioning units installed to cope with the heat.
The draw which revealed the who, what, when, and where of the event saw 32 qualified nations being divided into 8 groups. The top two teams from each group will progress to the round of 16 and the matches will stretch across 28 days.
This FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is a historic occasion and it will bring together the very best footballing nations in the world. It is expected that the tournament will be an incredibly memorable event that fans across the world will not want to miss.
The opening match will be between Qatar and Saudi Arabia at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor City. This is the very same stadium that will then host the final match. The other venues spread across Qatar include Education City Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Jassim bin Hamad Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Rayyan Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, and Ras Abu Aboud Stadium.
The 2022 World Cup is sure to be an unforgettable experience that fans across the globe will be able to enjoy. The wait is nearly over, with the opening match just over two years away.