FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022: Full schedule after final draw, groups, venues, fixtures and timings in IST

Here's the full schedule of FIFA World Cup 2022. The latest edition of the World Cup will be played for the first time in Qatar.

The 2022 football World Cup is scheduled to happen in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 instead of the conventional International FIFA window during June-July.

The 2022 football World Cup is scheduled to happen in Qatar from November 21 to December 18 instead of the conventional International FIFA window during June-July. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will have four games every day in a 12-day group stage and matches later in the tournament that go into extra time will extend past midnight in Qatar.

FIFA released the schedule for the first World Cup to be played in November and December on Wednesday, with kickoff times at 00:30 am IST, 3:30 pm IST, 6:30 pm IST and 9:30 pm IST.

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Both semifinals - like some games in the previous rounds - will kick off at 00:30 am IST while the final, along with the third place match, will kickoff at 8:30 pm IST .

FIFA is looking to stage the draw for the tournament in late March or early April 2022, when 30 of the 32 finalists will be known.

Here’s the full list of FIFA World Cup 2022 fixtures and timings (IST)

(Disclaimer: All match dates, teams and timings are tentative and subject to change.)


[With inputs from AP]

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