Doha, 27 September 2022 (TDI): FIFA World Cup 2022, is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022, where a total of 32 nations will compete to hold the most prestigious trophy in the World.

This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Middle East.

A total of 64 matches will be played in the FIFA World Cup 2022. After the group stage, there will be the first knockout round for 16 teams, followed by the quarterfinals, semi-finals, third-place playoff, and the final, on December 18.

The Games will be played at Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium/Stadium 974, Education City Stadium, and Al Janoub Stadium, Qatar.

All tickets will be sold in Qatari riyal (QAR) to both residents of Qatar and international fans. Ticket categories 1, 2, and 3 are available to all fans, while ticket category 4 is only reserved for Qatar residents.

According to FIFA, the organizers sold up to 1.8 million tickets in the first round of ticket sales. Qatar FIFA Worldcup offers 3 million Match tickets.

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It will be an era-ending World Cup with the superstars like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Manuel Neuer, and many more players are likely to play their last World Cup.

Qualified Teams

The 32 countries that qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup include Argentina, Brazil, England, France, Spain, Belgium, Portugal, Germany, The Netherlands, Uruguay, Croatia, Denmark, Mexico, and the United States.

Moreover, Senegal, Wales, Poland, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Switzerland, Ghana, Korea Republic, Cameroon, Serbia, Canada, Costa Rica, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and Ecuador will also play in the World cup.


8 groups will compete in the tournament. Group A includes Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands. The first match will be played between Qatar and Ecuador at Al Bayt Stadium. Group B includes England, Iran, the USA, and Wales.

Whereas Group C includes Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Poland. France, Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia are placed in Group D, while Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, and Japan will be playing in Group E.

Moreover, Group F includes Belgium, Canada, Morocco, and Croatia. Group G includes Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon, and Group H includes Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, and South Korea.