World Cup Qatar 2022: Teams, Groups, Fixtures, Stadiums, Tickets!
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be played from 21 November to 18 December in Qatar. It will be the 22nd edition of the competition, and the first played in the Arab world.
The draw for the World Cup group phase took place in Doha, Qatar, on April 1 2022 to set the stage for the tournament.
The final three qualification places were filled in June, with Wales, Australia, and Costa Rica completing the 32-team line-up.
Here is everything you need to know about Qatar 2022, with full details on the teams, groups, the complete fixture list, and the stadiums.
World Cup Qatar 2022 Groups
Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, and the Netherlands.
Group B: England, IR Iran, USA, and Wales.
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, and Poland.
Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, and Tunisia.
Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, and Japan.
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, and Croatia.
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon.
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, and the Korean Republic.
World Cup Qatar 2022 match schedule
The group phase will be played from 21 November to 2 December. The knockout phase will begin with the Round of 16 from 3-6 December.
The quarter-finals will be played on 9 and 10 December, with the semi-finals on 13 and 14 December. The play-off for third place will unfold on 17 December, one day before the final.
World Cup Qatar 2022 Stadiums
The 64 matches of the tournament will take place across eight venues - Al Bayt Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, Lusail Stadium, Stadium 974, Education City Stadium, and Al Janoub Stadium.
Past World Cup Results
2018 champions: France
2014 champions: Germany
2010 champions: Spain
2006 champions: Italy
2002 champions: Brazil
1998 champions: France
1994 champions: Brazil
1990 champions: Germany FR
1986 champions: Argentina
1982 champions: Italy
1978 champions: Argentina
1974 champions: Germany FR
1970 champions: Brazil
1966 champions: England
1962 champions: Brazil
1958 champions: Brazil
1954 champions: Germany FR
1950 champions: Uruguay
1938 champions: Italy
1934 champions: Italy
1930 champions: Uruguay
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World Cup: Next Edition
Canada, Mexico, and the USA will host the 2026 tournament.