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Qatar v. Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022™ on 20 November

The opening match and ceremony of this year’s tournament at Al Bayt Stadium have been brought forward one day following a unanimous decision taken by the Bureau of the FIFA Council today

Opening ceremony and match brought forward one day as stand-alone event; Change in line with long-standing tradition of opening matches involving hosts or reigning champions; Senegal to face the Netherlands at 19:00 on 21 November. The FIFA World Cup 2022™ will kick off with an even greater celebration for local…

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More than Half a Million People Sign up to Volunteer at FIFA Events

Volunteer numbers have soared from 100,000 to 500,000 since October 2021, with the fast-approaching FIFA World Cup™ unsurprisingly proving the biggest draw

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) volunteer programme brings together people from around world; More than 80% of potential volunteers are from Africa and Asia; Deadline for applications for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ is Sunday, 31 July. More than half a million people have now signed up on FIFA’s global volunteer platform. The FIFA…

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Team Base Camp line-up Reflects Uniquely Compact Nature of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

The 31 teams travelling to Qatar will have a Team Base Camp (TBC) to call home at the most compact FIFA World Cup™ since the inaugural instalment in 1930

All 32 teams to be based at same top-class facilities throughout competition; 24 teams to stay within 10km radius of each other; Selection process started in October 2019, with 162 inspection visits organised The 31 teams travelling to Qatar will have a Team Base Camp (TBC) to call home at…

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Remaining FIFA World Cup™ Tickets Now on Sale on First-come, First-served Basis

With all 32 qualifying teams now confirmed, huge worldwide interest is anticipated in the new sales period, which will close on 16 August at 12:00 (noon) Doha time (11:00 CET)

Fans can confirm their purchase immediately after making payment; latest sales period started today at noon, Doha time. Remaining tickets for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ are now available to fans on a first-come, first-served basis, having gone on sale at 12:00 (noon) Doha time (11:00 CET) today, 5…

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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Tickets Back on Sale Next Week on a First-come, First-served Basis

With a total of 1.8 million tournament tickets having been sold already fans interested in an unforgettable trip of a lifetime to Qatar are being urged to act swiftly before the coveted seats are snapped up

Sales period to begin on 5 July, now that all 32 qualifying teams are known; Total of 1.8 million tournament tickets sold already; Ticket holders encouraged to pledge to reduce their carbon emissions with all flights to be offset by FIFA (www.FIFA.com ). Remaining tickets for the FIFA World Cup…

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Enhanced Football Intelligence Trialled at Intercontinental Play-offs

Enhanced metrics can be made available 30 seconds after a match event occurs

FIFA’s (www.FIFA.com) Football Performance Analysis & Insights team has developed new statistical tools enabling real-time match analysis; Tools were trialled at the intercontinental play-offs for Qatar 2022; Enhanced metrics can be made available 30 seconds after a match event occurs The intercontinental play-offs for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™…

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FIFA President congratulates 32 participating nations for Qatar 2022

The 32-strong field was finalised on Tuesday with Costa Rica defeating New Zealand at the Al Rayyan stadium

FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has congratulated all 32 nations on their qualification for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ (https://bit.ly/3aWNXBM). President Infantino was on hand in Doha this week for the two intercontinental play-offs and the completion of qualifiers for Qatar 2022. The 32-strong field was finalised on Tuesday…

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Qatar Stars League partners with FIFA to deliver new era of club professionalism

The Memorandum of Understanding reinforces the importance of setting new standards of off-field club performance and supporting professional club development

HE Sheikh Hamad Al Thani, President of the Qatar Stars League (QSL), and Gianni Infantino, President of FIFA (www.FIFA.com), have announced a strategic partnership designed to raise standards of professional club management and administration across all QSL first and second division clubs. The partnership was sealed by both Presidents signing…

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FIFA Statement

FIFA would like to clarify that there will be no changes to the rules regarding the length of football matches

Following some reports and rumours spread today, FIFA would like to clarify that there will be no changes to the rules regarding the length of football matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™️ or any other competition.

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Final match schedule for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ now available

The final tournament match schedule has been published on FIFA.com

Following a dazzling Final Draw for the FIFA (www.FIFA.com) World Cup Qatar 2022™, the final tournament match schedule (https://fifa.fans/3u0DH2s) has been published on FIFA.com. Given the compact nature of Qatar, event organisers were able to assign, for the first time ever, group stage games to a stadium and kick-off time…