FIFA World Cup 2022: schedule, kick-off times, Dates, and final for Qatar tournament

The 2022 FIFA World Cup is just a few weeks away. Many football fans travel from many countries to witness one of the greatest tournaments ever. The group-stage matchups of this big championship have been set. Now we can start to see who might be in the best position to make it to the knockouts.

Fifa world cup 2022 schedule and kick-off times

kick-off times

Four kick-off times will be scheduled for the opening of two rounds of matches: 1 pm, 4 pm, 7 pm, and 10 pm. The group stage final and knockout round matches will start at 6 pm and 10 pm local time. The FIFA World Cup 2022 final will start at 6 pm local time.

FIFA World Cup 2022 kick-off times ( as per Qatar, ET, GMT, AEDT, IST ):

Stage(s)QatarET(The United States and Canada)GMT(UK)AEDT(Australia)IST(India)
Group stage only 1 PM 5 AM 10 AM9 PM3:30 PM
Group stage only4 PM 8 AM1 PM 12 AM 6:30 PM
Knockouts only 6 PM10 AM3 PM 2 AM8:30 PM
Group stage only 7 PM 11 AM4 PM3 AM 9:30 PM
Group/Knockouts 10 PM2 PM 7 PM6 AM12:30 AM

Schedule and dates

Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup 2022. The 2022 FIFA World Cup schedule is a big dream for every football fan. There will be four matches per day in the group stage. The host country Qatar will play the opener against Ecuador at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar on 20th November. The grand opening ceremony of the 22nd edition of this tournament will be held at the Al Bayt Stadium.

Al Bayt stadium
Al Bayt Stadium

This reflects a long-standing tradition where the FIFA World Cup begins with the first match of the host or defending champions. Qatar has never qualified for World Cup. so, this time the Marrons try their best to win the prestigious cup for the first time. They currently ranked 51 in the FIFA world rankings. The tournament runs from 20th November to 18th December. Let me help you start planning your ultimate experience with the 2022 World Cup schedule.

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  • Group Stage
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
0120-Nov-22Qatar vs EcuadorA7:00 PMAl Bayt Stadium
0221-Nov-22Senegal vs NetherlandA7:00 PMAl Thumama Stadium
0321-Nov-22England vs IranB4:00 PMKhalifa International Stadium
0421-Nov-22 USA vs Wales B10:00 PM Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
0522-Nov-22France vs AustraliaD10:00 PM Al Janoub Stadium
0622-Nov-22 Denmark vs Tunisia D4:00 PM Education City Stadium
0722-Nov-22Mexico vs Poland C 7:00 PM Stadium 974
0822-Nov-22 Argentina vs Saudi Arabia C1:00 PM Lusail Stadium
0923-Nov-22 Belgium vs Canada F10:00 PMAhmad Bin Ali Stadium
1023-Nov-22 Spain vs Costa Rica E7:00 PMAl Thumama Stadium
1123-Nov-22 Germany vs Japan E 4:00 PMKhalifa International Stadium
1223-Nov-22 Morocco vs Croatia F1:00 PMAl Bayt Stadium
1324-Nov-22 Switzerland vs Cameroon G 1:00 PM Al Janoub Stadium
1424-Nov-22Uruguay vs South KoreaH 4:00 PM Education City Stadium
1524-Nov-22 Portugal vs Ghana H 7:00 PM Stadium 974
1624-Nov-22 Brazil vs Serbia G 10:00 PM Lusail Stadium
1725-Nov-22 Iran vs WalesB1:00 PM Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
1825-Nov-22 Qatar vs SenegalA 4:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
1925-Nov-22 Netherland vs Ecuador A7:00 PM Khalifa International Stadium
2025-Nov-22England vs USA B 10:00 PM Al Bayt Stadium
2126-Nov-22Tunisia vs Australia D 1:00 PM AlAl Janoub Stadium
2226-Nov-22Poland vs Saudi Arabia C 4:00 PM Education City Stadium
2326-Nov-22 France vs Denmark D7:00 PM Stadium 974
2426-Nov-22 Argentina vs Mexico C10:00 PM Lusail Stadium
2527-Nov-22 Japan vs Costa Rica E1:00 PMAhmad Bin Ali Stadium
2627-Nov-22 Belgium vs Morocco F 4:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
2727-Nov-22 Croatia vs Canada F 7:00 PM Khalifa International Stadium
2827-Nov-22Spain vs Germany E 10:00 PMAl Bayt Stadium
2928-Nov-22 Serbia vs Cameroon G1:00 PM Al Janoub Stadium
3028-Nov-22 South Korea vs Ghana H 4:00 PM Education City Stadium
3128-Nov-22 Brazil vs SwitzerlandG7:00 PM Stadium 974
3228-Nov-22 Portugal vs Uruguay H10:00 PMLusail Stadium
3329-Nov-22 England vs Wales B 10:00 PM Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
3429-Nov-22 Iran vs USAB10:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
3529-Nov-22 Ecuador vs SenegalA6:00 PM Khalifa International Stadium
3629-Nov-22 Netherland vs Qatar A 6:00 PMAl Bayt Stadium
3730-Nov-22 Denmark vs AustraliaD 6:00 PMAl Janoub Stadium
3830-Nov-22 Tunisia vs FranceD6:00 PM Education City Stadium
3930-Nov-22Poland vs ArgentinaC 10:00 PM Stadium 974
4030-Nov-22 Saudi Arabia vs Mexico C 10:00 PMLusail Stadium
411-Dec-22 Croatia vs Belgium F 6:00 PM Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
421-Dec-22 Canada vs Morocco F6:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
431-Dec-22Japan vs SpainE10:00 PMKhalifa International Stadium
441-Dec-22 Costa Rica vs GermanyE 10:00 PM Al Bayt Stadium
452-Dec-22 Ghana vs Uruguay H 6:00 PM Al Janoub Stadium
462-Dec-22 South Korea vs PortugalH 6:00 PM Education City Stadium
472-Dec-22 Serbia vs Switzerland G10:00 PM Stadium 974
482-Dec-22 Brazil vs Cameroon G 10:00 PMLusail Stadium

  • Round of 16
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
493-Dec-22 1A vs 2B6:00 PMKhalifa International Stadium
503-Dec-22 1C vs 2D10:00 PM Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
514-Dec-22 1B vs 2A 10:00 PM Al Bayt Stadium
524-Dec-22 1D vs 2C 6:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
535-Dec-22 1E vs 2F 6:00 PM Al Janoub Stadium
545-Dec-22 1G vs 2H 10:00 PM Stadium 974
556-Dec-221F vs 2E 6:00 PM Education City Stadium
566-Dec-22 1H vs 2G10:00 PM Lusail Stadium
  • Quarterfinals
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
579-Dec-22W49 vs W50 10:00 PMLusail Stadium
589-Dec-22W53 vs W546:00 PM Education City Stadium
5910-Dec-22 W51 vs W5210:00 PMAl Bayt Stadium
6010-Dec-22 W55 vs W56 6:00 PM Al Thumama Stadium
  • Semi-Finals
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
6113-Dec-22 W57 vs W58 10:00 PMLusail Stadium
6214-Dec-22 W59 vs W6010:00 PM Al Bayt Stadium
  • 3rd place match
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
6317-Dec-22 L61 vs L62 6:00 PM Khalifa International Stadium
  • Final
Match noDateMatchGroupTimeStadium
6418-Dec-22W61 vs W626:00 PMLusail Stadium

Final for the Qatar tournament

The final match of this championship will take place on The National Day of Qatar, Sunday 18th December 2022. The final match will kick off at 6:00 PM(local time).

The showpiece clash to decide the World Cup winner will take place at the Lucille Stadium. The state-of-the-art 80,000-seat Lucille Stadium has a futuristic design with a beautiful roof “carefully chosen to provide shade” due to Qatar’s temperatures.


Which African teams have hosted the FIFA World Cup?

The country South Africa hosted the FIFA World Cup in 2010

The opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will play between which teams?

The opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will play between the host country Qatar and Ecuador in AL Bayt Stadium on 20th November.

Which companies are the main sponsor of the 2022 Qatar World Cup?

Adidas, Coca-Cola, Hyundai-Kia, QatarEnergy, Qatar Airways, and Visa are those companies that sponsor the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup on Qatar soil.

Who is the president of the Qatar national football association?

Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Ahmed Al-Thani is the present president of the Qatar national football association.

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