FIFA World Cup 2022: Mixed Reactions Globally For First-Ever Arab Country Hosting The Football Matches

FIFA World Cup 2022, Six Sports

FIFA World Cup 2022 will start with the greatest players taking off and competing on the biggest stage set up in Qatar. This is really the people’s game, as the fans will transcend to reach out to witness the matches in the first-ever Arab country, Qatar. The viewers and the bettors can see live matches, and bet at The Roku Bet Live Sports will live stream betting odds and live results for betting convenience. The Sportsbook platform provides the best opportunities for bettors to check out the live updates of Football or other matches and place their bets without any hassle.

So, if you are an avid football fan, you know that the FIFA World Cup has already started, with host country Qatar taking on Ecuador on November 20 at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.

Insight into the FIFA World Cup 2022 Matches in Qatar

The schedule of matches to be played in Qatar is already out in Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D. The opening ceremony of the football World Cup 2022 was held in Al Bayt Stadium, which lies 40 km north of Doha. Jungkook from South Korea’s BTS performed on the title track ‘Dreamers,’ Other performers for the ceremony were Robbie Williams, Black Eyed Peas, and Nora Fatehi.

Qatar has become the first Middle Eastern Nation to host a football tournament and World Cup 2022. This elite decision has made the world set its eyes on this Arab/Middle Eastern country. Football is really the people’s game, making fans reach the Arab land without discrimination or problems. However, for this FIFA World Cup 2022, a few rules are set up for the fans. There will be no availability of beer in the stadium. However, some zones will be made where football fans can booze, and a few will be left as sober zones. The alcohol will not be sold inside the stadium. Even women have to cover their shoulders and midriff when they are cheering up their favorite teams.

The matches’ dates have also been set in the respective groups. As of now, Qatar has already faced Ecuador on November 20. For November 23, 2022 match, the ‘defending champions’ that is France, will be facing Australia at around 12:30 AM IST time. The match timing between Serbia and Brazil is also the same, but the match is set to begin on November 25, 2022. Fans from across the globe who couldn’t reach Qatar can check the match timings and the time of their country so they won’t miss their favorite country playing the match.

The semi-final matches are all set to be played on December 14 and December 15, and the timing will be 12:30 AM IST. The final game between the teams entering the semi-finals will be played at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar on December 18, 2022. This is also the wrap-up date for the FIFA World Cup 2022 match.

World’s View On FIFA World Cup At Qatar

The organization of FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar has called for mixed responses from the countries, specifically on the alcohol ban and coverage stated for female fans. However, Luis Figo, the Presidential Candidate for FIFA, states, “FIFA Task Force recommendation is one of the right decisions amid all the chaos and reactions from developed nations. We want to provide the best World Cup environment to the players and the fans, and Qatar is deemed fit for this event. We all would find the way with goodwill and a sense of solidarity, and there is always a possible solution.”

Whatsoever is happening, amid all this chaos, the players and fans are all pumped up for another FIFA, and the spirits of everyone globally is quite high. Ultimately, football is a beautiful game with a desire and the ball.

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