2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in East Africa Time (EAT)

The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Qatar from November 20, 2022, to December 18, 2022. This will be the first-ever tournament hosted by an Arabic country. The tournament has been shifted to the November-December period from the usual June-July period due to intense heat in Qatar. In total 64 matches will be played over a period of 29 days across 8 stadiums in Qatar. There were many requests from users for providing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in East Africa Time (EAT) and so here we are with that. East Africa Time is the time zone for the following countries:

Comoros Djibouti Eritrea Ethiopia Kenya Madagascar Somalia Tanzania Uganda

In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, thirty-two teams will take part, out of these only Qatar will be selected as host while 31 teams will be selected after a long qualification process. 8 Stadiums have been shortlisted across 5 host cities in which a total of 64 matches will be played. The tournament will be played in two stages, one being the group stage while the other being the knockout stage. In the group stage, these 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each and each team will get three matches during the group stage. Based on the performance of the teams in the group stage, the top two teams from each group will advance to the next stage i.e. Knockout stage. The knockout stage will be played in a single-elimination format. Know more about the complete details of the competition format of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A number of fans from East African countries want to enjoy each and every match of the tournament and especially the matches where their national team is involved. Accordingly, we have provided the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in East Africa Time (EAT). 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 East African countries is East Africa Time (EAT) is also three hours ahead of UTC, hence, there is no time difference between East Africa Time and match kick-off time.

Match Kick-off Time/Local Time East Africa Time (EAT) Time Difference
Arabia Standard Time (UTC+03:00) UTC+03:00 No Difference

The first match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played between Qatar and Ecuador on November 20, 2022, at 7:00 PM East Africa Time at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor while the all-important final match will be played on December 18, 2022, at 6:00 PM EAT at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. The table below provides the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in East Africa Time (EAT) for all 64 matches:

2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in East Africa Time (EAT)

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

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