10 Facts about FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022


Friends in this article we will discuss about 10 Facts about FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Dear Friends now it’s time for celebration, the big party is coming soon. Yes you are right I am talking about FIFA World Cup 2022 that will be starting on 20th November in Qatar. As most of us know that FIFA World Cup 2022 takes place in Qatar from 20th November to 18th December. In this world cup 32 teams are participating in 8 groups. And this will be the first biggest sporting tournament after the pandemic. The world cup 2022 kicks off at the Al Bayt Stadium when host country will play against Ecuador. Both are in group A. And the FIFA final will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium, Doha on 18th of December. In this article we will discuss about 10 Facts of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 like FIFA World Cup Schedule, Teams, Format and many more, so please read this article without skipping and save your favourite team’s schedule.

10 Facts about FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
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World Cup Time Table

World up 2022 schedule
Credit: FIFA

All Times Eastern Standard Time (EST/ET)

Group Stage Schedule

Sunday, November 20th

Qatar Vs Ecuador at 11 AM – Group A

Monday, November 21st

England Vs Iran at 8 AM – Group B

Senegal Vs Netherlands at 11 AM – Group A

United States Vs Wales at 2 PM – Group B

Tuesday, November 22nd

Argentina Vs Saudi Arabia at 5 AM – Group C

Denmark Vs Tunisia at 8 AM – Group D

Mexico Vs Poland at 11 AM – Group C

France Vs Australia at 2 PM – Group D

Wednesday, November 23rd

Morocco Vs Croatia at 5 AM – Group F

Germany Vs Japan at 8 AM – Group E

Spain Vs Costa Rica at 11 AM –Group E

Belgium Vs Canada at 2 PM – Group F

Thursday, November 24th

Switzerland Vs Cameroon at 5 AM – Group G

Uruguay Vs South Korea at 8 AM – Group H

Portugal Vs Ghana at 11 Am – Group H

Brazil Vs Serbia at 2 PM – Group G

Friday, November 25th

Wales Vs Iran at 5 AM – Group B

Qatar Vs Senegal at 8 AM – Group A

Netherlands Vs Ecuador at 11 AM – Group A

England Vs United States at 2 PM – Group B

Saturday, November 26th

Tunisia Vs Australia at 5 AM – Group D

Poland Vs Saudi Arabia at 8 AM – Group C

France Vs Denmark at 11 AM – Group D

Argentina Vs Mexico at 2 PM – Group C

Sunday, November 27th

Japan Vs Costa Rica at 5 AM – Group E

Belgium Vs Morocco at 8 AM – Group F

Croatia Vs Canada at 11 AM – Group F

Spain Vs Germany at 2 PM – Group E

Monday, November 28th

Cameroon Vs Serbia at 5 AM – Group G

South Korea Vs Ghana at 8 AM – Group H

Brazil Vs Switzerland at 11 AM – Group G

Portugal Vs Uruguay at 2 PM – Group H

Tuesday, November 29th

Ecuador Vs Senegal at 10 AM – Group A

Netherlands Vs Qatar at 10 AM – Group A

Iran Vs United States at 2 PM – Group B

Wales Vs England at 2 PM – Group B

Wednesday, November 30th

Tunisia Vs France at 10 AM – Group D

Australia Vs Denmark at 10 AM – Group D

Poland Vs Argentina at 2 PM – Group C

Saudi Arabia Vs Mexico at 2 PM – Group C

Thursday, December 1st

Croatia Vs Belgium at 10 AM – Group F

Canada Vs Morocco at 10 AM – Group F

Japan Vs Spain at 2 PM – Group E

Costa Rica Vs Germany at 2 PM – Group E

Friday, December 2nd

South Korea Vs Portugal at 10 AM – Group H

Ghana Vs Uruguay at 10 AM – Group H

Serbia Vs Switzerland at 2 PM – Group G

Cameroon Vs Brazil at 2 PM – Group G

Round of 16

All times Eastern Standard Time (EST/ET)

Saturday, Dec. 3
Group A winners vs. Group B runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group C winners vs. Group D runners-up, 2 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 4
Group D winners vs. Group C runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group B winners vs. Group A runners-up, 2 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 5
Group E winners vs. Group F runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group G winners vs. Group H runners-up, 2 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 6
Group F winners vs. Group E runners-up, 10 a.m.
Group H winners vs. Group G runners-up, 2 p.m.


Friday, Dec. 9
Quarterfinal 1, 10 a.m.
Quarterfinal 2, 2 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 10
Quarterfinal 3, 10 a.m.
Quarterfinal 4, 2 p.m.


Tuesday, Dec. 13
Semifinal 1 at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 14
Semifinal 2 at 2 p.m.

Third Place

Saturday, Dec. 17
Semifinal 1 loser vs. Semifinal 2 loser at 10 a.m.


Sunday, Dec. 18
Semifinal 1 winner vs. Semifinal 2 winner at 10 a.m.

World Cup Venue

Al Bayt Stadium
Credit: Google, Al Bayt Stadium

The World Cup 2022 will be held in eight different stadiums of Qatar. These are Al Bayt Stadium, Lusail Iconic Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Education City Stadium, Al Wakrah Sports Complex, Al Thumama Stadium and Stadium 974.

World Cup Qualifiers

World Cup 2022 Qualifiers
Google, World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

There are 32 countries have qualified for World Cup 2022. These are Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Islamic Republic Iran, Japan, Korea Republic, Mexico, Morocco, Poland, Portugal, Qatar(Host), Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, The United States, Tunisia, Uruguay and Wales.

The United States in World Cup

USA in World Cup 2022
Major League Soccer – USA in World Cup 2022

USA is in group B and other three teams are England, Iran and Wales. First match of United States in this World Cup will be against Wales on 21st November at Al Rayyan Stadium. Match will be start at 14:00. Second of USA will be against England on 25th November at Al Bayt Stadium. Match will be start at 14:00. And third match will be against Iran on 29th November at Al Thumama Stadium.

World Cup Groups

All teams have been drawn in eight groups for first round of the tournament. There are four teams in each group, and one team will play once with rest of the three teams from that group. Winner of the match will be awarded 3 points, 1 point for no result and zero point for the team who lost the match. For round 16 two top teams from each group will play for knock out.

World Cup matches timing

Credit: Sports Brief, FIFA World Cup 2022

The first two rounds of group stage will be played at 13:00, 16:00, 19:00, and 22:00 Arabia Standard Time (AST)


05:00, 08:00, 11:00 and 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST) in USA.

10:00, 13:00, 16:00 and 19:00 GMT (United Kingdom)

02:00, 05:00, 08:00 and 11:00 Pacific Standard Time (PST) on the west coast of USA & Canada.

11:00, 14:00, 17:00 and 20:00 Central Europe Time (CET)

The knock out and last round of matches will be kick off at 18:00 and 22:00 local time.


10:00 and 14:00 ET

15:00 and 19:00 GMT

07:00 and 11:00 PST

16:00 and 20:00 CET

The final is at 18:00 local time means 10:00 ET, 15:00 GMT, 07:00 PST, 16:00 CET.

How to watch World Cup 2022

Satellite Rights
Credit: Football32, Satellite Rights 2022 World Cup

If you are not in the stadium then where you can watch live World Cup?

United States: – Fox Sports, Telemundo Deportes.

Brazil: – Globo

Canada: – Bell Media

Australia: – SBS

Argentina: – TVP, TyC Sports

United Kingdom: – BBC, ITV

France: – TF1, beIN Sports

Germany: – ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom

Italy: – RAI

Netherlands: – NOS

Spain: – RTVE, Mediapro, Movistar, Plus+

South Africa: – SABC

World Cup game Schedule

World Cup Schedule
Credit: FIFA, World Cup Schedule

20th November: Opening Ceremony, Opening match of Group A

2nd December: Final round of groups

3rd to 6th December: Round of 16

9th – 10th December: Quarterfinals

13th – 14th December: Semifinals

17th December: Third Place Match

18th December: Closing Ceremony, Final Match

World Cup official Soundtrack

Credit: FIFA, Soundtrack

The World Is Yours To Take – This song is produced by Lil Baby, and is accompanied by the 80s band Tears from Fears from their hit song – Everybody wants to rule.

Arhbo – This is a song sung in Arabic by Ozuna, GIMS and Red One.

Hayya Hayya – American Singer Trinidad Cardona, Nigerian Singer Davido and Qatari singer Aisha sung this song.

Light the Sky – Arab world’s most famous four female singer Balquees, Norah, Manal and Rahma sung this song.

World Cup Official Mascot

Credit: La’eeb Whitepaper, Mascot

World Cup 2022, Qatar official Mascot is La’eeb. La’eeb is an Arabic word and meaning of La’eeb is super skilled player. La’eeb encourages everyone to believe in themselves as “Now Is All”.


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