Where will the World Cup 2022 start?
The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local and international fans as host country Qatar will now play Ecuador on Sunday 20 November at 19:00 as part of a stand-alone event.
What date is the World Cup 2022?
The 2022 World Cup in Qatar is due to start on November 20 and will run until December 18.
Why World Cup 2022 in December?
Due to Qatar’s intense summer heat, this World Cup will be held from late-November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to be held in May, June, or July and to take place in the northern autumn; it will be played in a reduced timeframe of around 29 days.