The FIFA World Cup 2022 is set to start on November 20th with the World Cup Opening Ceremony live coverage at 8 AM ET, with the final match taking place on December 18th. The kickoff times for each game will differ based on the location, so we’ve compiled a list of when each game is scheduled to start in each timezone. Whether you’re supporting your home team or just interested in the games, be sure to bookmark this page so you don’t miss any of the action!
The FIFA World Cup is an international association football tournament contested by the men’s national teams of the member associations of FIFA. It is currently scheduled to take place in Qatar in 2022. As with previous tournaments, it will involve 32 national teams competing over a month-long period for the title of world champions. The kickoff times of some early group-stage matches have now been confirmed, so we’ve gathered them all together in one place for your convenience!
FIFA World Cup 2022 kickoff times
FIFA has released the kickoff times for the 2022 World Cup, which will be held in Qatar. The opening match will take place on November 21 at 18:00 local time, while the final will be played on December 18 at 18:00 local time. Matches will also be played at 15:00 and 20:00 local time.
Switching between different kickoff times can confuse fans, so we’ve put together a list of when each game will start in different time zones. Check it out below!
FIFA World Cup 2022 kickoff times in different Countries
|USA & Canada
|Group stage only||1 p.m.||5 a.m.||10 a.m.||9 p.m.||3:30 p.m.|
|Group stage only||4 p.m.||8 a.m.||1 p.m.||12 a.m.||6:30 p.m.|
|Knockouts only||6 p.m.||10 a.m.||3 p.m.||2 a.m.||8:30 p.m.|
|Group stage only||7 p.m.||11 a.m.||4 p.m.||3 a.m.||9:30 p.m.|
|Group/Knockouts||10 p.m.||2 p.m.||7 p.m.||6 a.m.||12:30 a.m.|
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