The FIFA World Cup 2022 live will start on the 20th of November, when host country Qatar will take on Ecuador in the opening match of the tournament.
FIFA fans will have the opportunity to watch the opening game and the ceremony for the tournament this year on the Al Bayt Stadium at 7 at 7.
A unanimous decision was made in members of the Bureau of the FIFA Council on Thursday, to begin the FIFA World Cup in Qatar beginning on the 20th of November. It was originally planned to start on November 21.
The shift in the schedule was made to allow the country hosting the tournament to play in the opening match of the tournament in accordance with the tradition for previous tournaments.
The new format ensures the continuity of a long-standing tradition beginning the FIFA World Cup by a formal opening ceremony to mark the first game featuring host teams or current champions.
Therefore, the match of Senegal as well as the Netherlands will be rescheduled to 1 at 7 pm to the 21st of November.
The decision was based on an analysis of the contest and its the implications for operations, as well an extensive consultative process and a pact with key stakeholders as well as the country of the host.
The time for release that was previously set and governed by the Regulations on the Status and Transfer of Players The release period, as previously decided and governed by the Regulations on the Status and Transfer be the same, starting on 14 November 2022.
Tickets holders will be informed by email that games have been rescheduled and their tickets will be valid regardless of the new date or time.
Furthermore, FIFA will seek to resolve any issues that arise from this change on one-to-one basis.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 schedule of matches along with the rules of competition are being revised accordingly.
The World Cup in Qatar could begin one day earlier than planned and Qatar’s football association looking at plans to allow the host country to play Ecuador on the 20th of November, according to an AP report revealed on Wednesday.
FIFA World Cup 2022 was scheduled to start at the beginning of November 21st, 2022 from November 21 to December 18, 2022.
The decision, to be taken by a committee comprised from FIFA President Gianni Infantino as well as the head of the six continental soccer organizations will be announced in the next few days, the report said.
The plan to let Qatar match against Ecuador on the 20th of November is supported by Qatari officials as well as South American soccer body CONMEBOL.
The first match was scheduled to be played in two teams: the Netherlands as well as Senegal on the 21st of November 2022. It was followed by Qatar against Ecuador one hour later.
According to a New York Timesreport the federation has stated that “The FIFA administration has considered the legal and commercial implications of this proposalincluding the impact on contractual obligations across sponsorship rights, media rights tickets and hospitality, and also the effect on fans who travel and has concluded that any potential risk is balanced by the benefits and value of the proposal.”
What is unique about what makes the Qatar World Cup distinctive is that it marks the very first time within the 92 years of history of the event that it will be held outside of the traditional winter season in the northern hemisphere. It is the 22nd time that FIFA World Cup is the first to be played in an Arab country.
In the event that FIFA is able to agree to the proposal, the implications of the decision will be apparent to fans and players of Ecuador alike. While ticket holders from overseas are required to make changes to their hotel and travel arrangements the players who will be playing against Qatar during the first game will have one more day to travel and get ready.