Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup 2022, the tournament’s 22nd edition and the primary championship for national soccer teams. Qatar will host it after it is completed in 2022. Regardless of the criticism, the fact that this event will be hosted for the first time in an Arab country is a significant milestone.
Qatar defeated Australia, the United States, Japan, and South Korea to win the bid to host the FIFA World Cup in 2022 in 2010.
When it comes to football, Qatar isn’t exactly a household brand in the sports world. They were unable to qualify for the 2018 World Cup despite their enormous population. In August 2021, they were ranked 42nd in the FIFA World Rankings. It had never received a higher ranking.
The first competition will be held in Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor City on November 21, 2022. The tournament will be held at eight stadiums around Qatar, including those in Doha, Al Rayyan, Al Khor, and Lusail City.
From these stadiums, the broadcasters will relay the visuals to the world.
FOX has reserved the rights of broadcasting
Owner of the English language linguistic monopoly 64 World Cup games will be shown live on Fox and FS1, as well as on the Fox Sports app, according to a statement made by the network on Monday. 35 of the 64 episodes will be televised on Fox, while 29 will be broadcast on FS1.
Fox will broadcast 34 games live on Sunday, starting at 10 or 11 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) or 2 p.m. ET.
Senegal’s first match against the Netherlands will be airing on Fox on November 21 at 5 a.m. ET. In each of the United States’ Group B matches against Iran, England, and whatever the European team is in June, the winner of the European playoff will be unveiled on television at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. This year’s Thanksgiving Day showdown between the United States and the United Kingdom is going to be tense (Nov. 25).
The World Cup final will be airing live on Fox on Sunday, December 18 at 10:00 a.m. ET. The event will be broadcast live on the same day at 9:00 a.m. ET.
Fox Sports is expected to showcase its whole roster of broadcast professionals, hosts (and other celebrities), and other network characters this summer.
Sony Six in India and other Sub-continental Countries
The FIFA World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live in India and other subcontinental countries, with Sony Six and Sony Six HD providing live coverage. The 2022 FIFA World Cup, which will be held in Qatar, will be aired exclusively by Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPNI).
The 2022 World Cup will be airing in the United Kingdom as a result of a recent deal between the BBC and FIFA. This new agreement, which is shared with ITV, covers television, radio, and internet content.
They have decided to continue working on television with the International Football Federation (FIFA).
FOX for the US Viewers
In the United States, Fox Sports and Telemundo will broadcast the 2022 FIFA World Cup in English and Spanish, respectively.
In Sub-Saharan Africa, SuperSport’s pay-TV broadcast rights have been expanded to encompass all accessible platforms, allowing fans to watch all 64 FIFA World Cup 2022 games live on the channel.
The games will be aired live to tens of millions of viewers in the Middle East and North Africa on beIN Sports. beIN Sports will service 24 Middle Eastern and North African countries under the FIFA World Cup 2022 media rights arrangement (MENA).
FIFA World Cup 2022 Broadcasters Full List
FIFA officials have made announcements of the broadcasters in all countries. The good thing is that you will be able to reserve your viewing option if your country is participating in the World Cup. Or, if your country is fond of soccer, you will not miss it.
|Bolivia||Red Uno, Unitel|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||BHRT|
|Central Asia||Saran Media|
|Colombia||Caracol Televisión, RCN Televisión|
|Curaçao||TV Direct 13|
|Denmark||DR, TV 2|
|Guatemala||TV Azteca,Tigo Sports|
|Latin America||Vrio Corp.|
|Norway||NRK, TV 2|
|Paraguay||TyC Sports,Tigo Sports|
|Russia||Channel One, Match TV, VGTRK|
|Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport, New World TV|
|United States||Fox, Telemundo|
|Uruguay||ANTEL,Canal 4,Canal 10,Teledoce,TyC Sports|