However, it is understood that Qatar wants to play first, as is customary in the host nation.
their game against Ecuador It is now scheduled to move forward until Sunday, November 20. It kicks off at 7 p.m. (2 p.m. ET).
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The decision still needs to be approved by the Bureau of the FIFA Council, which is composed of President Gianni Infantino and the leaders of each continental confederation (UEFAand CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, and OFC).
The agreement is expected to be granted, meaning the World Cup will now take place from November 20 to December 18.
The host country has participated in the opening match of every World Cup since 2006, before which the defending champions usually appeared in the first match.
2022 World Cup in Qatar – Controversial for the reasons described in this article It is the first Winter World Cup to be held in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Premier League It will stop for over a month after the weekend of November 12/13 before starting again after the final on December 18. The first division season will resume on December 26 for the traditional Boxing Day match round.
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