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First match of the 2022 World Cup: when is it, at what time and who is playing

There are only a few days left until the start of the World Cup Qatar 2022, where 32 teams will seek to touch glory. Along these lines, here we tell you what the opening match of the World Cup will be, at what time, when and which countries will play it.

When is the first game of the 2022 World Cup?

The ball will start rolling on Sunday, November 20, 2022, in Qatar.

What time is the first game in Qatar 2022?

In Peru, Ecuador and Colombia the start time is 11:00 in the morning; in Bolivia, Venezuela and the United States at 12:00 noon; and in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil it is 1:00 in the afternoon.

Who will play the opening match of the World Cup?

The two teams that will kick off the World Cup are Qatarthe hostess, and Ecuador. Both will measure forces at the Al Bayt Stadium.

Qatar 2022 World Cup Fixture

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will begin on Sunday, November 20 and will end on Sunday, December 18. And on the opening date of the World Cup, the host country, Qatar, will face off against Ecuador at the Al Bayt (Jor) Stadium:

  • Group phase: From November 20 to December 2
  • Round of 16: From December 3 to 6
  • Quarterfinals: December 9 and 10
  • Semifinals: December 13 and 14
  • Third and fourth place: December 17
  • End: December 18


World Music Awards advanced on their social networks some of the artists who will be present. Although the post was later deleted, different users managed to capture it and make it viral on all virtual platforms.

“Shakira is preparing for her return to the World Cup on November 20 at the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup,” says a post mentioning BTS, Black Eyed Peas, J Balvin, Nora Fatehi and Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie,” the post read.

If Shakira’s collaboration is confirmed, it would be her fourth appearance in a World Cup after being in Germany (2006), South Africa (2010) and Brazil (2014).

Source: Elcomercio

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