All you Need to Know about FIFA World Cup 2022

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FIFA World Cup 2022

Soccer is one of the most famous outdoor sports around the world. And if we talk about the tournaments of soccer, FIFA is the most popular tournament of football. So, the first world cup tournament by FIFA was held in 1930 when their president put the idea of this tournament. Furthermore, the total number of teams in the first FIFA world cup tournament was only 13. Moreover, the number of teams increases with the passage of time in this tournament. Furthermore, there are more than 200 teams around the world that are playing for qualification in this tournament at this time. So if we talk about the total number of teams in the FIFA world cup tournament this year, there are 32 final teams that will be playing in the tournament. 

Schedule of FIFA World Cup 2022

The FIFA world cup 2022 tournament will be started on 20 November this year. Additionally, the soccer team of Qatar and Ecuador will play the first match of the tournament on 20 November. Furthermore, the final of the FIFA world cup 2022 will be played between the winners of the semi-final rounds on the 18 December of this year. Moreover, every team will play against their group teams to qualify for the next round of the FIFA world cup 2022. 

Group A Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Qatar vs. Ecuador Sun, Nov 20 11 a.m. Al Bayt
Senegal vs. Netherlands Mon Nov, 21 11 a.m. Al Thumama
Qatar vs. Senegal Fri Nov, 25 8 a.m. Al Thumama
Netherlands vs. Ecuador Fri Nov, 25 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Netherlands vs. Qatar Tue Nov, 29 10 a.m. Al Bayt
Ecuador vs. Senegal Tue Nov, 29 10 a.m. Khalifa Int’l

Group B Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
England vs. Iran Mon, Nov 21 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
USA vs. Wales Mon Nov, 21 10 a.m. Al Rayyan
Wales vs. Iran Fri Nov, 25 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
England vs. USA Fri Nov, 25 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Wales vs. England Tue Nov, 29 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Iran vs. USA Tue Nov, 29 2 p.m. Al Thumama

Group C Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Argentina vs. S. Arabia Tue, Nov 22 5 a.m. Lusail
Mexico vs. Poland Tue Nov, 22 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Poland vs. S. Arabia Sat Nov, 26 8 a.m. Education City
Argentina vs. Mexico Sat Nov, 26 2 p.m. Lusail
Poland vs. Argentina Wed Nov, 30 2 p.m. Stadium 974
S. Arabia vs. Mexico Wed Nov, 30 2 p.m. Lusail

Group D Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Denmark vs. Tunisia Tue, Nov 22 8 a.m. Education City
France vs. Australia Tue Nov, 22 2 p.m. Al Janoub
Tunisia vs. Australia Sat Nov, 26 5 a.m. Al Janoub
France vs. Denmark Sat Nov, 26 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Tunisia vs. France Wed Nov, 30 10 a.m. Education City
Australia vs. Denmark Wed Nov, 30 10 a.m. Al Janoub

Group E Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Germany vs. Japan Wed, Nov 23 8 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Spain vs. Costa Rica Wed, Nov 23 11 a.m. Al Thumama
Japan vs. Costa Rica Sun Nov, 27 5 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Spain vs. Germany Sun Nov, 27 2 p.m. Al Bayt
Japan vs. Spain Thu Dec, 1 2 p.m. Khalifa Int’l
Costa Rica vs. Germany Thu Dec, 1 2 p.m. Al Bayt

Group F Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Morocco vs. Croatia Wed, Nov 23 5 a.m. Al Bayt
Belgium vs. Canada Wed, Nov 23 2 p.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Belgium vs. Morocco Sun Nov, 27 8 a.m. Al Thumama
Croatia vs. Canada Sun Nov, 27 11 a.m. Khalifa Int’l
Croatia vs. Belgium Thu Dec, 1 10 a.m. Ahmad Bin Ali
Canada vs. Morocco Thu Dec, 1 10 a.m. Al Thumama

Group G Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Switzerland vs. Cameroon Thu, Nov 24 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Brazil vs. Serbia Thu, Nov 24 2 p.m. Lusail
Cameroon vs. Serbia Mon Nov, 28 5 a.m. Al Janoub
Brazil vs. Switzerland Mon Nov, 28 11 a.m. Stadium 974
Cameroon vs. Brazil Fri Dec, 2 2 p.m. Lusail
Serbia vs. Switzerland Fri Dec, 2 2 p.m. Stadium 974

Group H Match Schedule

Match Date Time Stadium
Uruguay vs. South Korea Thu, Nov 24 8 a.m. Education City
Portugal vs. Ghana Thu, Nov 24 11 a.m. Stadium 974
South Korea vs. Ghana Mon Nov, 28 8 a.m. Education City
Portugal vs. Uruguay Mon Nov, 28 2 p.m. Lusail
South Korea vs. Portugal Fri Dec, 2 10 a.m. Education City
Ghana vs. Uruguay Fri Dec, 2 10 a.m. Al Janoub

Qualified Teams of FIFA World Cup 2022

As we know that there are more than 200 football teams around the world that play very hard to qualify for the FIFA world cup tournament. But only 32 of the football teams qualify for the tournament of FIFA world cup. So if we talk about the FIFA world cup of this year, 32 teams have qualified for the world cup FIFA. Furthermore, it includes the football team of England, Qatar, Iran, the United States, Argentina, Saudi Arabia, and many others teams. Thus, we will talk about all of the qualified teams of the FIFA world cup 2022 in the Group Structure below. 

Group Structure of FIFA World Cup 2022

The management has separated the qualified teams into eight groups for the FIFA world cup 2022. Moreover, the groups of the FIFA world cup include Group A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H. Furthermore, each of these groups has four teams that will be playing against each other in group stages. So, we will showcase to you all these 32 teams with their groups in the table below. 

Quarter Final Stage of FIFA World Cup

In the group stages of the tournament, 32 teams play against each other. So after the group stage, 16 teams from these 32 teams qualify for the quarter-final round. Furthermore, every group has four teams and 2 of them qualify for the next round of the tournament. Just like group A has four teams, i.e., Senegal, Netherlands, Qatar, and Ecuador, but the top 2 teams of the group will qualify for the quarter-final round of the FIFA world cup 2022. 

Semi-Final Stage of FIFA World Cup 2022

Total of 16 teams from the group stage qualify for the quarter-final round of the tournament. Furthermore, these 16 teams play against each other to qualify for the semi-final round of the tournament. Additionally, there are only four slots in the semi-final stage of the FIFA world cup 2022 tournament. Therefore, 4 top teams from the quarter-final stage qualify for the semi-final round of the FIFA world cup 2022. 

Final Round of FIFA World Cup 2022

After qualifying for the semi-final stage, the teams play hard to qualify for the final round of the FIFA world cup 2022 tournament. Furthermore, these four teams are separated into two matches in the semi-final round. Moreover, both of the matches are qualifier matches for the final match of the tournament. Therefore, the winners of semi-final matches qualify for the final round of the FIFA World Cup 2022. Thus, both the final teams play hard to win the match and the title of FIFA World Cup Champions as well.