Fifa 2022 Quick INFO

The tournament will kick off on Monday, November 21 with holders Qatar playing in the first match at the 60,000 capacity Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.

World Cup 2022: Dates

There will be 32 countries competing in the World Cup including holders Qatar who will be making their debut in the showpiece tournament.

World Cup 2022: How the tournament works

The tournament will be held in Qatar with the majority of games being held in the capital city of Doha.

World Cup 2022: The venues

The final will kick off at 6pm local time which will be 3pm for the UK audience. Games will predominately start at 3pm or 7pm UK time but this will be confirmed at a later date.

World Cup 2022: The weather and kick-off times

– Qatar (Host) – England – Belgium – Croatia – Denmark – France – Germany – Serbia – Spain – Switzerland – Netherlands – Brazil – Argentina – Iran – South Korea

World Cup 2022: Qualified teams