FIFA World Cup 2022 stadiums and fixtures

Fifa World Cup 2022 stadiums and fixtures

Qatar will host the World Cup for the first time in its history. The great football event will take place from November 21 to December 18, 2022. Here’s what you need to know about this Fifa World Cup 2022 stadiums and fixtures.

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will kick off on Monday 21 November at Lusail Stadium in the first match of the host nation (8:00 GMT). He will know his opponent during the draw for the competition on Friday.

The match will start on Sunday, December 18, at Lusail Stadium, 15 kilometers north of the capital, Doha, for a month.

Fifa World Cup 2022 stadiums

  • Al Thumama Stadium: Al Thumama Stadium is the second stadium from Doha and it has a capacity of 40,000 people. The stadium is set to host six group-stage matches along with a Round-of-16 match and one quarter-final.
  • Khalifa International Stadium: Khalifa International Stadium is located in Al Rayyan and has a capacity of 45,416. The stadium is set to host six group-stage matches, one Round-of-16 game and the play-off for third place at Qatar 2022.
  • Ahmad bin Ali StadiumAhmad bin Ali Stadium is the second of three stadiums from Al Rayyan which has a capacity of 44,740. The stadium is set to host six matches in the group stage and one in the Round of 16.
  • Al Bayt Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium is situated in Al Khor and has a capacity of 60,000. Al Bayt Stadium will host the opening match of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, along with numerous other games, including one semi-final.
  • Lusail Stadium: Lusail Stadium is located in Lusail and has a capacity of 80,000. Qatar’s biggest tournament venue (80,000 tournament capacity) will host the final, along with matches during every stage of Qatar 2022.
  • Al Janoub Stadium: Al Janoub Stadium is the only stadium from Al Wakrah which has a capacity of 40,000. The stadium is set to host six group-stage matches along with one Round-of-16 match.
  • Education City Stadium: Education City Stadium is the third stadium from Al Rayyan which has a capacity of 45000. The stadium is set to host six group-stage matches along with a Round-of-16 game and one quarter-final.
  • Rass Abou AboudThe stadium is located in Doha and has a capacity of around 40,000 spectators. Stadium 974 will host seven matches during the FIFA World Cup, with six group games and one Round of 16 knockout matches.

The key dates:

November 21 to 24: first day of the group stage

November 25 to 28: second day of the group stage

December 29 to 2: Third day of the group stage

The December 3-6: Round of 16

December 9-10: Quarterfinals

The December 13 and 14: Semi-finals

December 18: World Cup final

FIFA World Cup 2022 Fixtures

The current World Cup champion, France, will face Tunisia, Denmark, and whoever wins the Intercontinental Play-off 1, Peru, Australia, or United Arab Emirates. Here is FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule.

1November 21Qatar vs EcuadorAl Bayt Stadium
3November 21Senegal vs NetherlandsKhalifa International Stadium
2November 21England vs IranAl Thumama Stadium
4November 22USA vs Wales/Scotland/UkraineAl Rayyan Stadium
8November 23Argentina vs Saudi ArabiaLusail Stadium
7November 22Mexico vs PolandRas Abu Aboud Stadium
6November 22France vs UAE/Australia/PeruEducation City Stadium
5November 22Denmark vs TunisiaAl Janoub Stadium
12November 23Spain vs Costa Rica/New ZealandAl Bayt Stadium
11November 23Germany vs JapanKhalifa International Stadium
10November 23Belgium vs CanadaAl Thumama Stadium
9November 24Morocco vs CroatiaAl Rayyan Stadium
16November 25Brazil vs SerbiaLusail Stadium
15November 24Switzerland vs CameroonRas Abu Aboud Stadium
14November 24Portugal vs GhanaEducation City Stadium
13November 24Uruguay vs South KoreaAl Janoub Stadium
20November 25England vs USAAl Bayt Stadium
19November 25Wales/Scotland/Ukraine vs IranKhalifa International Stadium
18November 25Qatar vs SenegalAl Thumama Stadium
17November 26Netherlands vs EcuadorAl Rayyan Stadium
24November 27France vs DenmarkLusail Stadium
23November 26Tunisia vs UAE/Australia/PeruRas Abu Aboud Stadium
22November 26Argentina vs MexicoEducation City Stadium
21November 26Poland vs Saudi ArabiaAl Janoub Stadium
28November 27Belgium vs MoroccoAl Bayt Stadium
27November 27Croatia vs CanadaKhalifa International Stadium
26November 27Spain vs GermanyAl Thumama Stadium
25November 28Japan vs Costa Rica/New ZealandAl Rayyan Stadium
32November 29Portugal vs UruguayLusail Stadium
31November 28South Korea vs GhanaRas Abu Aboud Stadium
30November 28Brazil vs SwitzerlandEducation City Stadium
29November 28Cameroon vs SerbiaAl Janoub Stadium
36November 29Netherlands vs QatarAl Bayt Stadium
35November 29Ecuador vs SenegalKhalifa International Stadium
34November 29Wales/Scotland/Ukraine vs EnglandAl Thumama Stadium
33November 30Iran vs USAAl Rayyan Stadium
40December 1Poland vs ArgentinaLusail Stadium
39November 30Saudi Arabia vs MexicoRas Abu Aboud Stadium
38November 30Tunisia vs FranceEducation City Stadium
37November 30UAE/Australia/Peru vs DenmarkAl Janoub Stadium
44December 1Japan vs SpainAl Bayt Stadium
43December 1Costa Rica/New Zealand vs GermanyKhalifa International Stadium
42December 1Croatia vs BelgiumAl Thumama Stadium
41December 2Canada vs MoroccoAl Rayyan Stadium
48December 3Cameroon vs BrazilLusail Stadium
47December 2Serbia vs SwitzerlandRas Abu Aboud Stadium
46December 2South Korea vs PortugalEducation City Stadium
45December 2Ghana vs UruguayAl Janoub Stadium

Final Word

Qatar was chosen as the host country for the 2022 World Cup on December 2, 2010. Five years later, due to the high summer temperatures in Qatar, FIFA decided to move the tournament to winter, despite the European League calendar. Supporting international competitions only during the festive season.

Check Also: FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule, Groups, Fixtures, Teams

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