2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Africa Time (CAT)

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cups. The tournament will be played between November 21, 2022, and December 18, 2022, in the Arabic nation Qatar. The 28-day long tournament will feature 64 matches which will be played in Qatar across 8 different stadiums. There were many requests from users for providing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Africa Time (CAT) and so here we are with that. Central Africa Time is used in the following countries:

Botswana Burundi Malawi Mozambique Namibia
Rwanda Sudan South Sudan Zambia Zimbabwe
Democratic Republic of the Congo (eastern side only)

As stated above a total of 64 matches will be played during the tournament, these matches will be played in two stages in the first stage which will be the group stage 48 matches will be played while in the second stage will be played in a knockout format will feature 16 matches. A total of 32 teams will take part in the competition, and only Qatar qualified as the host of the tournament while the other 31 teams will be selected on the basis of their performance in the Qualification rounds. All the 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each and each team will get 3 matches to secure a place in the next stage. Get complete details of the competition format of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A number of fans from Central African countries want to enjoy each and every match of the tournament. Accordingly, we have provided the complete match schedule for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Central Africa Time (CAT). The tournament will be played in Qatar and the matches will be played as per Arabia Standard Time (AST) which is three hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) while the time used in Central Africa is Central Africa Time (CAT) is two hours ahead of UTC, hence, there is a time difference of one hour between Central Africa Time and match kick-off time.

Match Kick-off Time/Local Time Central Africa Time (CAT) Time Difference
Arabia Standard Time (UTC+03:00) UTC+02:00 1 hour

As per the Central Africa Time or CAT, the tournament will begin with its first match between the Netherlands and Senegal on November 21, 2022, at 12:00 PM at Al Thumama Stadium in Doha while the all-important final match will be played on December 18, 2022, at 5:00 PM at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. The table below provides the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Central Africa Time (CAT) for all 64 matches:

2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Central Africa Time (CAT)

S.No.
Match No. Date Time (CAT) Teams Venue Stage
1. 2. November 21, 2022 12:00 PM Senegal vs Netherlands Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
2. 3. November 21, 2022 3:00 PM England vs Iran Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
3. 1. November 21, 2022 6:00 PM Qatar vs Ecuador Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
4. 4. November 21, 2022 9:00 PM USA vs B4 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
5. 8. November 22, 2022 12:00 PM Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
6. 6. November 22, 2022 3:00 PM Denmark vs Tunisia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
7. 7. November 22, 2022 6:00 PM Mexico vs Poland Stadium 974, Doha Group C
8. 5. November 22, 2022 9:00 PM France vs D2 Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
9. 12. November 23, 2022 12:00 PM Morocco vs Croatia Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group F
10. 11. November 23, 2022 3:00 PM Germany vs Japan Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
11. 10. November 23, 2022 6:00 PM Spain vs E2 Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group E
12. 9. November 23, 2022 9:00 PM Belgium vs Canada Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
13. 13. November 24, 2022 12:00 PM Switzerland vs Cameroon Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
14. 14. November 24, 2022 3:00 PM Uruguay vs South Korea Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
15. 15. November 24, 2022 6:00 PM Portugal vs Ghana Stadium 974, Doha Group H
16. 16. November 24, 2022 9:00 PM Brazil vs Serbia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
17. 17. November 25, 2022 12:00 PM B4 vs Iran Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
18. 18. November 25, 2022 3:00 PM Qatar vs Senegal Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
19. 19. November 25, 2022 6:00 PM Netherlands vs Ecuador Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
20. 20. November 25, 2022 9:00 PM England vs USA Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group B
21. 21. November 26, 2022 12:00 PM Tunisia vs D2 Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
22. 22. November 26, 2022 3:00 PM Poland vs Saudi Arabia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group C
23. 23. November 26, 2022 6:00 PM France vs Denmark Stadium 974, Doha Group D
24. 24. November 26, 2022 9:00 PM Argentina vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
25. 25. November 27, 2022 12:00 PM Japan vs E2 Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
26. 26. November 27, 2022 3:00 PM Belgium vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
27. 27. November 27, 2022 6:00 PM Croatia vs Canada Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
28. 28. November 27, 2022 9:00 PM Spain vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
29. 29. November 28, 2022 12:00 PM Cameroon vs Serbia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
30. 30. November 28, 2022 3:00 PM South Korea vs Ghana Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
31. 31. November 28, 2022 6:00 PM Brazil vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
32. 32. November 28, 2022 9:00 PM Portugal vs Uruguay Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group H
33. 35. November 29, 2022 5:00 PM Ecuador vs Senegal Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
34. 36. November 29, 2022 5:00 PM Netherlands vs Qatar Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
35. 33. November 29, 2022 9:00 PM B4 vs England Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
36. 34. November 29, 2022 9:00 PM Iran vs USA Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group B
37. 37. November 30, 2022 5:00 PM D2 vs Denmark Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
38. 38. November 30, 2022 5:00 PM Tunisia vs France Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
39. 39. November 30, 2022 9:00 PM Poland vs Argentina Stadium 974, Doha Group C
40. 40. November 30, 2022 9:00 PM Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
41. 41. December 1, 2022 5:00 PM Croatia vs Belgium Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
42. 42. December 1, 2022 5:00 PM Canada vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
43. 43. December 1, 2022 9:00 PM Japan vs Spain Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
44. 44. December 1, 2022 9:00 PM E2 vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
45. 45. December 2, 2022 5:00 PM Ghana vs Uruguay Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group H
46. 46. December 2, 2022 5:00 PM South Korea vs Portugal Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
47. 47. December 2, 2022 9:00 PM Serbia vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
48. 48. December 2, 2022 9:00 PM Cameroon vs Brazil Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
49. 49. December 3, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
50. 50. December 3, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
51 52. December 4, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Round of 16
52. 51. December 4, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Round of 16
53. 53. December 5, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Round of 16
54. 54. December 5, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H Stadium 974, Doha Round of 16
55. 55. December 6, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
56. 56. December 6, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Round of 16
57 58. December 9, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54 Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Quarter-finals
58. 57. December 9, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Quarter-finals
59. 60. December 10, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56 Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Quarter-finals
60. 59. December 10, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Quarter-finals
61. 61. December 13, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Semi-finals
62. 62. December 14, 2022 9:00 PM Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Semi-finals
63. 63. December 17, 2022 5:00 PM Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62 Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Third place
64. 64. December 18, 2022 5:00 PM Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Final

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