The FIFA World Cup 2022 is set to begin in Qatar on Sunday. In the edition, 32 teams divided into eight groups will compete against each other for the prestigious trophy. There are 64 matches scheduled for the mega event across eight stadiums in Qatar.
It is the first time that the World Cup is scheduled to take place outside the June-July window. In the first game, Qatar and Ecuador from Group A will face each other.
The match will be preceded by an opening ceremony where artists from across the world will perform. The first match between Qatar and Ecuador be held at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor. The match is scheduled for 9:30 PM IST