What to know about the 2022 FIFA World Cup? 

The FIFA World Cup has begun in Qatar, on 21 November. Nearly 1.5 million visitors are moved to Qatar. The whole world is excited to watch the FIFA world cup, whether sitting at their homes or watching live by going to Qatar. But if you are the one who is planning to travel to Qatar then you should have to fulfill all the requirements of Qatar. As you must strictly follow their rules and regulations to live in Qatar.

Not this year, every year, there is hype for the FIFA world cup, but it is increasing day by day. So, be with us till the end to have all the details as we are going to share all the necessary details related to the FIFA world cup. Let’s dive into it! 


Requirements for Entrance in Qatar: 

Football fans who want to move to Qatar for the FIFA world cup will need a visa and a Hayya card. Hayya card is a form of fan ID that you will be needed. And you cannot break any rules and regulations set by Qatar for visitors. If you have a match ticket, then you can apply online at their provided website. You can use your Hayya card for multiple entries to Qatar during the FIFA world cup 2022 and you can live in the country for the world cup. The Hayya Card will also provide you with the free public transport during match days such as metro, bus, and tram.

Qatar is all set to welcome you. Do most people have a query that Where is the FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule? The 22nd FIFA World Cup is happening in Qatar from 20 November to 18 December 2022. It is the first time that the FIFA world cup is happening in the Arab world. Qatar is hosting the FIFA World Cup this time with passion.

Is the Covid-19 Test Compulsory for Entrance in Qatar: 

Yes, it is compulsory as you have to appear at the lab within 72 hours before your flight time which is mentioned on your ticket.  The average reporting time for Covid RT-PCR is 24hrs, so you must have your report in your hand before your departure. 

FIFA World Cup 2022 draw: Groups 

The teams of FIFA world cup 2022 have been drawn into 8 groups for the first part of the tournament. There are only 4 teams in each group and the game will be held according to the groups. The winners will get 3 points. If the match draws, then 1 point will be given to each team. At the end of the group play, the top 2 teams with high points in each group will qualify for the knock-out rounds, which will start with the round of 16.

The complete schedule is available on the internet. You can download that. Most people want to know that Who qualified for the 2022 World Cup? The world cup will start with 32 teams which are divided into the following groups.

  • Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands. 
  • Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales. 
  • Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland. 
  • Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
  • Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan. 
  • Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia.

From where do I get the FIFA world cup 2022 tickets?

Fans of FIFA world cup 2022 can get their tickets via the website. Around 2.5 million tickets have been sold for the Qatar FIFA world cup 2022. Now, tickets are not available as the last-minute tickets are also sold. Thus, Organizers have restricted the entrance of foreigners to Qatar except the ticket holders.

Most people want to know that Is the World Cup every 10 years? The World Cup is held after every four years. The four years are given to the hosted country to plan everything adequately for the tournament and for setting the best accommodation for millions of fans that come for the FIFA world cup.

When will the first match of the FIFA world cup be held? 

 Qatar which is hosting the FIFA world cup 2022, has opened the tournament with a group A match which was against Ecuador on Sunday 20 November at 19:00 local time (16:00 GMT/UTC) in Doha at Al Bayt Stadium. We hope you enjoyed that match and will enjoy the remaining ones.

Timing of FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches: 

The first two rounds of group games began at 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, 7:00 PM, and 10:00 PM Arabia Standard Time (AST) which is three hours ahead of GMT/UTC. That’s: 

  • 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM, and 8:00 PM CET (the time in central Europe during the tournament) 
  • 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 7:00 PM GMT/UTC (Also the time in the UK during the tournament) 
  • 5:00 AM, 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM, and 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST or ET) in the USA 
  • 2:00 AM, 5:00 AM, 8:00 AM, and 11:00 AM Pacific Standard Time (PST or PT) on the west coast of the US and Canada 

The last round of group games and the knockout matches will take place at 6.00 PM and 10.00 PM according to the local time: 

  • 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM CET 
  • 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM UTC / UK 
  • 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM ET 
  • 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM PT 

The final will be held on December 18 at 6:00 PM local time. That’s 4:00 PM in central Europe, 3:00 PM UTC and in the UK, 10:00 AM Eastern time and 7:00 AM Pacific Time in the US. 

Final Takeaway: 

We have shared all the basic details of the FIFA world cup 2022 which is held in Qatar. There are millions of fans that had moved toward Qatar for the match. Have you ever been to the FIFA world cup? If yes what did your experience share with us in the comment box below?


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