The 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup or the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played between November 20, 2022, and December 18, 2022, which means 29 days of exciting footballing actions from top nations across the globe. The Arabic nation Qatar will be the host of the tournament. It will be the second occasion when the tournament will be hosted in Asia (the first being 2002 which was co-hosted by South Korea and Japan). There were many requests for providing the 2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Pakistan Standard Time and so here we are for you.
FIFA World Cups are quadrennial events wherein top teams from various confederations compete against each other to win the World Champions title. 21 tournaments have been played so far wherein only five 8 different teams have won the World Cups.
In the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a total of 64 matches will be played across 8 different stadiums in Qatar among the 32 qualified teams. Qatar will be selected as the host while the other 31 teams will be shortlisted based on the qualification process. The tournament will be played in two stages one will be a group stage while the second will be a knockout stage, during the group stage all the 32 teams will be divided into 8 groups of 4 teams each, and each team will play 3 matches in the group stage i.e. one match against each team of the group, based on the performance of the teams in the group stage, top two teams will be selected for the next stage i.e. knockout stage, which will be played in a single-elimination format. Know more about the competition format of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Pakistan is not a part of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, however, a number of football lovers from Pakistan 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 Pakistan Standard Time (PKT). 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 Pakistan is Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) is five hours ahead of UTC, hence, there is a time difference of two hours between Pakistan Time and match kick-off time.
|Match Kick-off Time/Local Time||Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)||Time Difference|
|Arabia Standard Time (UTC+3)||UTC+05:00||2 hours|
The opening match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played between Qatar and Ecuador at 9:00 PM Pakistan Time on November 20, 2022, at Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor while the all-important final match will be played between two semi-final winners on December 18, 2022, at 8:00 PM Pakistan Standard Time at the Lusail Iconic Stadium in Lusail. The table below provides the complete match schedule of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) for all 64 matches:
2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Pakistan Standard Time (PKT)
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