The FIFA World Cup is a international men’s football championship. It will be contested by the senior national teams of the member associations of FIFA. The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be the 22nd time the tournament has been played.
Beginning on November 2022 and ending on December 18, 2022, it will be held in Qatar. The 2002 event in South Korea and Japan was the first World Cup to be held entirely in Asia. While this year’s tournament will be the first ever to be staged in the Arab world.
FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
The opening of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar will begin in exactly 30 days.The 60,000-person capacity Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha, will host the opening ceremony on November 20.
Immediately following the opening ceremonies, the tournament will kick off with a match between the host nation and Ecuador.
There will be 64 games played between November 20 and December 18 in eight brand new stadiums in Qatar. The country hosts the best football teams in the world for the first FIFA World Cup to be held in the Middle East and the Arab world.
During the competition, an estimated 1,2 million spectators will travel to the host nation.
The current ticket sales total is 2.89 million, according to the event’s organizers. U.S. Saudi, English, Mexican, UAE, Argentine, French, Brazilian, and German fans showed the most interest in purchasing tickets, followed by those from the host country.
This World Cup (2022) will be the first in the tournament’s 92-year history to be held in the months of November and December. After late May and before the end of July for the past 21 tournaments.
Despite criticism from major European football authorities were concerned about having to shut down their local leagues for many prime weeks. FIFA finalized a decision to play in the northern winter season in 2015 to escape Qatar’s summer heat.
The tournament’s championship game will be played on December 18. It is also the National Day of Qatar.