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FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming & TV Channels

FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar is the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the international men’s football mega tournament contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA after every four years. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to be held in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arabian nation and the second World Cup entirely contested in Asia. 32 teams will participate in the tournament.

Total 32 qualified teams will participate in the tournament, and will be divided into eight groups of four teams. Total 64 matches will be played in the competition (48 matches in group stage, eight games in Round of 16, four quarter-finals, two semifinal’s, one third-place game and the grand final). Top two sides from each group (16 teams) will advance to the knockout stage, and from the round of 16, eight-team will enter into quarterfinals, and winner team of four quarterfinals will reach into the semifinals. The four teams will compete in the semifinal’s for the final spot and winning teams from both semifinal’s will enter to play the grand final.

Host country: Qatar
Dates: 21 November – 18 December, 2022
Teams: 32

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming & TV Channels, Live Telecast, Broadcasting Rights

Sony Six and Sony Six HD to broadcast live coverage of FIFA World Cup 2022 in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Nepal) countries; all these matches also live-streamed in India and its Subcontinent on SonyLiv (Website, App) with a premium subscription – Monthly and Annually. Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPNI) has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup held in Qatar. JioFiber plans also bundled with a subscription of SonyLiv premium.

  • Sony Networks – Sony Six, Sony ESPN, Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony 3, Sony TEN 4 (SD), Sony Six, Sony ESPN, Sony TEN 1, Sony TEN 2, Sony 3, Sony TEN 4 (HD)
  • In Nepal, Sony available on Net TV Nepal and SimTV Nepal
  • In Sri Lanka, Sony available on SLRC (Channel Eye), Dialog TV, PeoTV
  • In Maldives, Sony available on Medianet

The BBC will broadcast the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the United Kingdom after signing a new rights deal with FIFA. The new agreement securing the shared exclusive rights for BBC and ITV continues the free to air broadcasting of FIFA World Cup 2022 to UK television viewers, through online live streaming and radio coverage. You can also watch FIFA World Cup 2022 live stream through ITV official website, mobile app and some connected TV apps or on BBC iPlayer, BBC News and BBC Sport.

FIFA has extended the television deal with Fox Sports and Telemundo. Fox Sports and the Spanish-language network Telemundo will telecast the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the USA, and viewers can watch live streaming of matches through Fox Sports official website and App. There are multiple options available if you want to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 matches live stream: You can watch Fox Sports (FS1) live without cable on fuboTV, Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, AT&T TV Now, or YouTube TV.

beIN Sports have secured the exclusive media rights for the FIFA World Cup 2022 across 24 countries of the Middle East and North Africa, beIN Sports will broadcast live coverage of the events to millions of viewers in the MENA region. The 2Sport2 consortium has secured media rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar across free-to-air (FTA) and pay-TV in Russia.

Antenna TV bought exclusive media rights to air the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Greece. Greece’s free-to-air broadcaster will cover the tournament daily and live coverage of all 64 matches on its platforms. Ant1TV will telecast at least 32 matches, including the opening match, quarterfinals, semi-finals, and final.

In Italy, Rai has acquired FIFA World Cup 2022 television, digital and radio rights. All 64 matches will be telecasted live on Rai 1 in the territory and viewers can also live stream matches via Fubo TV. At least 28 matches of the tournament, including the opening match, final and both semi-finals, will be shown on the broadcaster’s flagship channel, Rai 1.

FIFA signed an agreement with MEDIAPRO for media rights (TV, internet, mobile) in Spain for FIFA events including FIFA World Cup 2022. MEDIAPRO will broadcast live coverage through a dedicated 24/7 channel in Spain for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live on SuperSport in Sub-Saharan Africa, SuperSport’s pay-TV broadcast rights extended to all platforms, all these matches also streamed live on SuperSport digital platform (Website, App). SuperSport Now available on DStv and GOtv as well as on SuperSport dot com and DStv Now in 50 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

Bell Media has snagged the Canadian rights to the FIFA World Cup of soccer from 2015 through 2022. Bell Media will cover the FIFA World Cup 2022 using its sports TV channels TSN and TSN2, its TSN Radio network, its TSN dot ca website and its TSN Mobile TV offering. Bell Media will also present French-language coverage on Quebec TV market assets, including its RDS cable sports channel.

PTV Sports and Ten Sports are the official broadcasters in Pakistan for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, PTV Sports own exclusive telecast rights for all matches played in this tournament; they also acquired OTT (Audio, Video, and other media services via the internet) right. For New Zealand audience’s, SKY Sport NZ is the official broadcaster, they can tune to SKY for the live coverage of the event.

The European Broadcasting Union has secured all exclusive media rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Europe. The new FIFA/EBU deal covers the rights for 37 countries in Europe. SBS is already the exclusive broadcast rights holder in Australia for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. SBS also offers live streaming of TV channels on your laptop and desktop computer or mobile via SBS On Demand.

Brazil’s largest media company Globo already have broadcasting rights with Fifa to deliver live coverage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. DirecTV, the pay-television operator, has exclusive media rights in the Caribbean for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 in the territories of Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Vincent, Surinam, Trinidad & Tobago and the Turks and Caicos. Fifa extended its rights deal in the Caribbean region with Sportsmax.

FIFA has signed a broadcast deal with China Central Television (CCTV) to grant CCTV exclusive media rights in China for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Under this agreement, CCTV has acquired all media rights, across all platforms and including live, delay and highlights rights. CCTV is the major state and public broadcaster in China, the FIFA World Cup will be available for viewing on CCTV’s multiple channels as well as on various new media and mobile platforms (OTT).

Al Jazeera has acquired the regional broadcast rights to the FIFA World Cups of 2022. The broadcaster will air games across the MENA region, The deal includes cable TV, satellite, terrestrial, mobile and broadband rights across 23 territories and countries.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming & TV Channel Listings

How to Watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup in your country, here is the full list:

Albania: RTSH
Armenia: ARMTV
Australia: SBS
Austria: ORF
Azerbaijan: İTV
Belarus: BTRC
Belgium: VRT, RTBF
Bolivia: Unitel
Bosnia and Herzegovina: BHRT
Brazil: TV Globo, SporTV
Bulgaria: BNT
Canada: CTV, TSN, RDS (Bell Media)
Caribbean: DirectTV, SportsMax
China: CCTV
Croatia: HRT
Cyprus: CyBC
Czech Republic: ČT
Estonia: ERR
Europe: European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
France: TF1, beIN Sports
Germany: ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom
Greece: ANT1
Georgia: GPB
Hungary: MTVA
Iceland: RÚV
India: Sony Pictures Network
Ireland: RTÉ
Israel: IPBC
Italy: RAI
Kosovo: RTK
Latvia: LTV
Lithuania: LRT
Luxembourg: RTL Group
Malta: PBS
Mexico: Televisa, Sky México, TUDN, TV Azteca
MENA: beIN Sports
Moldova: TRM
Montenegro: RTCG
Netherlands: NOS
New Zealand: SKY Sport NZ
North Macedonia: MRT
Pakistan: PTV Sports, Ten Sports
Peru: Latina
Poland: TVP
Portugal: RTP
Romania: TVR
Russia: Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV, 2Sports2
Serbia: RTS
Slovakia: RTVS
Sweden: SVT, TV4
Switzerland – SRF
Turkey: TRT
Ukraine: Suspilne
United Kingdom: BBC, ITV
United States: Fox, Telemundo
Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
Spain: MEDIAPRO
Qatar: 2Sports2

TV Channel/Broadcast Rights Country wise

Afghanistan ATN
Albania RTSH
Argentina RTE SE
Armenia ARMTV
Australia SBS
Austria ORF
Azerbaijan İTV
Belarus BTRC
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Brazil Band
Bulgaria BNT
Canada CTV, TSN, RDS
Caribbean DirecTV Latin America
China CCTV
Colombia RCN Televisión, Caracol Televisión
Croatia HRT
Cyprus CyBC
Czech Republic ČT
Estonia ERR
France Canal+
French Polynesia TNTV Tahiti
Greece ERT
Hungary MTVA
Iceland RÚV
India & its Subcontinent Sony Pictures Networks India
Ireland RTÉ
Israel IPBC
Italy Sky Sport
Japan Fuji Television, J Sports
Korea, North & Korea, South MBC, KBS
Kosovo RTK
Latvia LTV
Lithuania LRT
North Macedonia RTV
Malaysia & Brunei Astro
Malta PBS
Mexico Televisa
MENA beIN Sports, Al Jazeera
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Sports
Panama TVN, RPC TV Canal 4
Paraguay TIGO Sports
Poland Telewizja Polska
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Russia 2Sport2
Senegal RTS
Serbia РТС
Slovakia RTVS
Slovenia RTVSLO
South America DirecTV Latin America
Spain Mediapro
Sub-Saharan Africa SuperSport
Switzerland SRG SSR
Turkey TRT
Uruguay Canal 10, Teledoce, Monte Carlo TV, ANTEL
United States Fox Sports, Telemundo, Fútbol de Primera
Venezuela Galaxy Entertainment

Europe (European Broadcasting Union): Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia; Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania; Luxemburg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland; Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine

Middle East & North Africa Countries (beIN Sports): Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Dijibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestininan Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen; Non-Exclusive: Chad, Dijibouti, Mauritania, Somalia and Sudan

Sub-Saharan Africa (SuperSport): Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democractic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, Non-Exclusive: Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia (Somaliland), South Sudan and Sudan

FIFA Word Cup 2022 Schedule/Fixtures

FIFA World Cup 2022 matches will be played at eight stadiums in Qatar: Lusail Iconic Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Education City Stadium, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium

The group phase will be played from 21 November to 2 December. The knockout phase will begin with the Round of 16 from 3-6 December.

The quarter-finals will be played on 9 and 10 December, with the semi-finals on 13 and 14 December. The play-off for the third place will unfold on 17 December, one day before the final.

November 21: Senegal vs Netherlands, 3:30 PM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

November 21: England vs Iran, 6:30 PM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 21: Qatar vs Ecuador, 9:30 PM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

November 22: USA vs Wales, 12:30 AM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 22: Argentina vs Saudi Arabia, 3:30 PM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

November 22: Denmark vs Tunisia, 6:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 22: Mexico vs Poland, 9:30 PM, Stadium 974, Doha

November 23: France vs Australia, 12:30 AM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

November 23: Morocco vs Croatia, 3:30 PM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

November 23: Germany vs Japan, 6:30 PM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 23: Spain vs Costa Rica, 9:30 PM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

November 24: Belgium vs Canada, 12:30 AM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 24: Switzerland vs Cameroon, 3:30 PM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

November 24: Uruguay vs South Korea, 6:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 24: Portugal vs Ghana, 9:30 PM, Stadium 974, Doha

November 25: Brazil vs Serbia, 12:30 AM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

November 25: Wales vs Iran, 3:30 PM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 25: Qatar vs Senegal, 6:30 PM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

November 25: Netherlands vs Ecuador, 9:30 PM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 26: England vs USA, 12:30 AM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

November 26: Tunisia vs Australia, 3:30 PM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

November 26: Poland vs Saudi Arabia, 6:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 26: France vs Denmark, 9:30 PM, Stadium 974, Doha

November 27: Argentina vs Mexico, 12:30 AM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

November 27: Japan vs Costa Rica, 3:30 PM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 27: Belgium vs Morocco, 6:30 PM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

November 27: Croatia vs Canada, 9:30 PM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 28: Spain vs Germany, 12:30 AM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

November 28: Cameroon vs Serbia, 3:30 PM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

November 28: South Korea vs Ghana, 6:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 28: Brazil vs Switzerland, 9:30 PM, Stadium 974, Doha

November 29: Portugal vs Uruguay, 12:30 AM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

November 29: Netherlands vs Qatar, 8:30 PM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

November 29: Ecuador vs Senegal, 8:30 PM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 30: Wales vs England, 12:30 AM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 30: Iran vs USA, 12:30 AM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

November 30: Tunisia vs France, 8:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

November 30: Australia vs Denmark, 8:30 PM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

December 1: Poland vs Argentina, 12:30 AM, Stadium 974, Doha

December 1: Saudi Arabia vs Mexico, 12:30 AM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

December 1: Croatia vs Belgium, 8:30 PM, Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 1: Canada vs Morocco, 8:30 PM, Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

December 2: Japan vs Spain, 12:30 AM, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 2: Costa Rica vs Germany, 12:30 AM, Al Bayt Stadium, Al Kohr

December 2: South Korea vs Portugal, 8:30 PM, Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 2: Ghana vs Uruguay, 8:30 PM, Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

December 3: Cameroon vs Brazil, 12:30 AM, Lusail Stadium, Lusail

December 3: Serbia vs Switzerland, 12:30 AM, Stadium 974, Doha

FIFA World Cup 2022 Knockout

December 3: 8:30 PM, Round of 16 – 1: Winners Group A vs Runners-up Group; B Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 3: 10:30 PM, Round of 16 – 2: Winners Group C vs Runners-up Group; D Ahmad bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 4: 8:30 PM, Round of 16 – 3: Winners Group D vs Runners-up Group C; Al Thumama Stadium, Doha.

December 4: 10:30 PM, Round of 16 – 4: Winners Group B vs Runners-up Group A; Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor

December 5: 8:30 PM, Round of 16 – 5: Winners Group E vs Runners-up Group F; Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah

December 5: 10:30 PM, Round of 16 – 6: Winners Group G vs Runners-up Group H; Stadium 974, Doha

December 6: 8:30 PM, Round of 16 – 7: Winners Group F vs Runners-up Group E; Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 6: 10:30 PM, Round of 16 – 8: Winners Group H vs Runners-up Group G; Lusail Stadium, Lusail

December 9: 8:30 PM, Quarter-final 1: Winners Round of 16 – 5 vs Winners Round of 16 – 6; Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 9: 10:30 PM, Quarter-final 2: Winners Round of 16 – 1 vs Winners of Round of 16 -2; Lusail Stadium, Lusail

December 10: 8:30 PM, Quarter-final 3: Winners Round of 16 – 7 vs Winners Round of 16 – 8; Al Thumama Stadium, Doha

December 10: 10:30 PM, Quarter-final 4: Winners Round of 16 – 3 vs Winners Round of 16 – 4; Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor

December 13: 10:30 PM, Semi-final 1: Winners Quarterfinal 2 vs Winners Quarterfinal 1; Lusail Stadium, Lusail

December 14: 10:30 PM, Semi-final 2: Winners Quarterfinal 4 vs Winners Quarterfinal 3; Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor

December 14: 8:30 PM, Third place play-off: Losers Semifinal 1 vs Losers Semifinal 2; Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan

December 18: 8:30 PM, Final: Winners Semifinal 1 vs Winners Semifinal 2; Lusail Stadium, Lusail

Total Matches: 64 Matches (48 group stage matches, eight matches from round of 16, four quarterfinals, two semifinal’s, a third-place game and the final).

Group Stage: 21 November – 2 December, 2022

Round of 16: 3 December – 6 December, 2022

Quarterfinals: 9 December – 10 December, 2022

Semifinals: 13 December – 14 December, 2022

Third Place match: 17 December, 2022

Final: 18 December, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 Teams

210 teams competed in the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualification, from 210 teams 32 teams qualified to play in the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

The groups had already been drawn, and all 32 participants are now known. The last three qualified via the play-offs: Wales, Australia and Costa Rica.

Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal and Netherlands

Group B: England, IR Iran, USA and Wales

Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland

Group D: France, Australia, Denmark and Tunisia

Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany and Japan

Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia

Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon

Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, Korea Republic

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