The FIFA 2022 World Cup in Qatar will start one day earlier.
FIFA have announced that the World Cup in Qatar will now start on November 20 and not on November 21. Historically, the opening match at the World Cup has always been the host nation.
For the 2022 Qatar World Cup, the opening match did not previously involved Qatar but it was between Senegal and the Netherlands. It has now been made that Qatar play the opening match against Ecuador one day earlier.
🚨 OFFICIAL: World Cup moved one day earlier.
FIFA confirmed that the World Cup will start on November 20. First match is Qatar 🇶🇦 vs. Ecuador 🇪🇨 on November 20 at 7:00 pm local time.
Senegal 🇸🇳 vs. Netherlands 🇳🇱 is now on November 21 at 7:00 pm. pic.twitter.com/SrtjIWJvGP
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