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Everything you need to know about FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

Everything you need to know about FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

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Qatar is set to host the world’s greatest competition ever – The FIFA World Cup in 2022.

As we are heading to that huge international event, let’s take a look at the information every football fan should know before visiting/watching Qatar 2022.

When will FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 take place? 

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will take place from 21 November to 18 December 2022. The final is Qatar’s National Day.

Why does FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 take place in Winter?

The 2022 World Cup will take place in Qatar in winter rather than the usual summer due to the heat.

The average temperature expected during the tournament is 15°C to 24°C, which will provide better conditions for players and fans.

When will the World Cup matches take place in 2022?

The kick-off timings of World Cup Qatar 2022 set by FIFA:

Group stage: 

1 pm (10:00 GMT)

4 pm (13:00 GMT)

7 pm (16:00 GMT)

10 pm (19:00 GMT)

Round of 16 and Quarter Finals: 

6 pm (15:00 GMT)

10 pm (19:00 GMT)

Semi Finals 

10 pm (19:00 GMT)

Third Place and Final

6 pm (15:00 GMT)

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What is the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)?

Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is the entity responsible for overseeing all construction and infrastructure projects for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

How much is the total budget the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC)is spending to host FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022?

The SC is currently working to a budget of around QAR 23 billion (approximately US$6.5bn) on stadiums and training sites over 12 years, which is comparable to recent FIFA World Cup™ tournaments and Olympic Games.

It should be noted that SC is not financially responsible for national infrastructure development.

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