2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December. It will be the last tournament to be held using the current format. It is set to be one of the most anticipated tournaments of the decade. Unlike previous World Cups, this tournament will be held in the winter window and will be broadcast live to the world.
Qatar is the only Arab nation to host a fifa world cup
The World Cup in Qatar will feature 32 teams from around the world. The tournament will be held in the Lusail Stadium and will begin on 21 November. It will take place in the winter months, when temperatures are lower. Unlike other World Cups, this tournament will not be held in the summer.
It is the last tournament to feature the current format
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the last to feature the current World Cup format, with a 48-team competition. Unlike the previous World Cups, which feature 32 teams, this tournament will feature 48 group games, 14 knockout stages, and a final. It will also have more matches than the previous tournaments, with a total of 80.
It will be held in the winter window
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is set to take place in the winter window. Although this would be a huge financial setback for the organisers, they have backed the move in an attempt to avoid compromising on the quality of the tournament. Despite this, some observers believe that this will be an unwise move for the organization. The move would also disrupt lucrative European league and cup seasons. In addition, it would clash with the winter window for the Winter Games.
It will be broadcast live
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be held in Qatar. The opening ceremony will take place on November 20, with the first game between Qatar and Ecuador scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. local time (11 a.m. Eastern). The final will take place on December 18 and no Premier League games will be aired during the tournament.
It will be played in Al Bayt Stadium
Al Bayt Stadium is the second-largest stadium in Qatar, and it will host nine games during the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The stadium was designed to mimic the tents of nomadic people, and features a retractable roof. It is also certified as sustainable, and it will also host the 2030 Asian Games. During the World Cup, Al Bayt Stadium will host both the opening game and a group game, and kickoff times will be according to the local Arabia Standard Time.
It will have 36 referees
The FIFA Referees Committee has announced the names of 36 referees and 69 assistant referees for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The tournament will also feature the debut of women referees, with two women selected to referee each game. In addition, there will be 24 video match officials for the World Cup. The “Road to Qatar 2022” began in the year 2019, and there were more than 50 trios that applied. In the end, only 36 were chosen for the tournament.
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