FIFA moves Qatar’s World Cup by a day is news of the day. On Thursday, FIFA made the unusual decision to move the date of the first World Cup game up by one day, from November 21 to November 20. This was done so that tournament hosts Qatar could participate in the opening ceremony. Fifa, the sport’s governing body, said in a statement that the decision had been unanimously agreed upon. Thus, Qatar has promised assistance to fans who the switch would negatively impact. Initially, on November 21, Qatar and Ecuador were set to play in the opening match, but now Senegal and the Netherlands will get things off. A matchup between England and Iran would have been a distant second. Qatar, which spent a lot of money on an extravagant performance for the opening ceremony, was also disappointed.
FIFA said that the match between the host nation Qatar and Ecuador would be played on Sunday, November 20, as a separate event. Today, the FIFA Council bureau decided that this year’s tournament’s opening match. Plus ceremony will take place at Al Bayt Stadium one day earlier than initially scheduled. Aside from FIFA president Gianni Infantino, the six leaders of the continental confederations also make up the bureau.
FIFA moves Qatar’s World Cup by a day
The promise of a “Smooth Tournament” Changing the opening ceremony to coincide with the first match featuring the hosts FIFA said. Group A’s Senegal vs Netherlands match has been rescheduled from November 21 at 1:00 p.m. (1000 GMT) to November 21 at 7:00 p.m. England will still face Iran in their first Group B match. The billions of dollars invested by Qatar on preparations for the event were met with immediate gratitude by FIFA for their kind gift.
“FIFA analysed how their choice would affect the supporters. For the sake of the fans who will be watching the event as it is now, we will work together to make sure everything goes off without a hitch “they supplemented without providing further explanation. Football insiders have speculated that the date change may need adjustments to existing World Cup contracts. Plus, that some Ecuadorian fans may have to reschedule flights to arrive in Qatar sooner. However, many World Cup-related businesses were optimistic that the challenges would be surmounted.
Timer displays at the venue were swiftly updated. Changed to begin on Friday instead of Saturday, the 100-day countdown to the first game has already started. It was announced on the same day that Qatar hosted the first official match at the Lusail stadium. It will host the World Cup final on December 18. Al Arabi won the Qatari title with a 2-1 victory over Al Rayyan in front of more than 10 thousand spectators. Both teams were shielded from the sweltering heat by air conditioning.