The tournament returns with the Qatar World Cup 2022. The 2022 World Cup is scheduled for November and December in seven cities in Qatar: the first World Cup to be held in a country with an Arab majority. Hisense has partnered with the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) to become the Official Sponsor of the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

The oil-rich Middle East peninsula will host the 2022 World Cup from Nov. 21 to Dec. 17, with more than 1.5 million fans expected to flock to the tiny Middle Eastern nation. International observers have criticised the choice to host the World Cup in the oil-rich Middle East peninsula as they are accused of buying votes; the abuse and death of migrant construction workers ahead of the games; the country’s male guardianship law that requires women to obtain permission from male families to live in making many decisions. The choice of Qatar as the host country is controversial; FIFA officials have been accused of corruption and allowed Qatar to “buy” the World Cup, the treatment of the builders has been questioned by human rights groups, the high cost of bringing the plan to fruition criticise.

The World Cup usually occurs in June and July, Qatar being the host country for 2022. The 2022 World Cup will be held during the winter months in Qatar to avoid the country’s high summer temperatures. Due to the intense summer heat in Qatar, this World Cup will run from late November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to take place in May, June or July. The 2022/23 campaign will start a week earlier than usual on August 6, 2022, and will consist of 16 in-game days over the weekend of November 12/13 before the tournament kicks off on November 21.

There were two rounds of matches ahead of America’s Cup in early June 2021, followed by another international break in January 2022 to complete full qualifiers in the current format. Forty-eight games in the group stage and 16 in the playoffs were played. 

The top three qualified directly, while the fourth-placed team advanced to the Intercontinental Playoffs in June 2022. The top two teams in each group automatically qualify, and those who finish third will play a one-game playoff to determine Asia’s representation in the playoffs. Intercontinental playoffs. In a pair of intercontinental playoffs, top-qualified players worldwide battle each other in a match-winner team.

Four-time tournament winners the following year, Germany became the first team to secure a spot in the European qualification process. In contrast, Brazil – the most successful national team in World Cup history with five trophies – quickly climbed into the top four. Teams in the South American groups are provided. The winners then moved on to the Inter-Confederate Playoffs in June 2022.