The Qatar World Cup 2023 is going to be one of the most exciting events in the world of football. With the best teams in the world competing for the cup, everyone is sure to be on the edge of their seats. The tournament will be held in Qatar, the host nation, from November 15th to December 16th. As the time draws near, there are a few things you need to know about the schedule.
Groups and Brackets
The Qatar World Cup 2023 comprises of eight teams divided into two groups of four. Each team will play the other three teams in their respective group, with the top two advancing to the knockout stages. The groups are as follows: Group A – Brazil, Italy, France, and Denmark; Group B – Spain, Germany, Argentina, and Mexico.
Group Stage Schedule
The group stage of the Qatar World Cup 2023 will run from November 15th to December 4th. Each team will play the other teams in their group twice, with the top two teams from each group advancing to the knockout stage. The schedule for the group stage is as follows:
- November 15th – Brazil vs Italy
- November 16th – France vs Denmark
- November 17th – Spain vs Germany
- November 18th – Argentina vs Mexico
- November 19th – Brazil vs France
- November 20th – Italy vs Denmark
- November 21st – Spain vs Argentina
- November 22nd – Germany vs Mexico
- November 23rd – Brazil vs Denmark
- November 24th – Italy vs France
- November 25th – Spain vs Mexico
- November 26th – Germany vs Argentina
- November 27th – Denmark vs France
- November 28th – Brazil vs Italy
- November 29th – Germany vs Spain
- November 30th – Argentina vs Mexico
- December 1st – Italy vs Denmark
- December 2nd – France vs Brazil
- December 3rd – Mexico vs Spain
- December 4th – Argentina vs Germany
Knockout Stage Schedule
The knockout stage of the Qatar World Cup 2023 will run from December 7th to December 16th. The schedule for the knockout stage is as follows:
- December 7th – Quarterfinal: Group A Winner vs Group B Runner-up
- December 8th – Quarterfinal: Group B Winner vs Group A Runner-up
- December 11th – Semifinal: Winner of Quarterfinal 1 vs Winner of Quarterfinal 2
- December 15th – Third-place Match: Loser of Semifinal 1 vs Loser of Semifinal 2
- December 16th – Final: Winner of Semifinal 1 vs Winner of Semifinal 2
The Qatar World Cup 2023 will be held in five venues across the country. The venues are: Khalifa International Stadium in Doha; Education City in Doha; Al Janoub Stadium in Al Wakrah; Al Rayyan Stadium in Al Rayyan; and Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.
The Qatar World Cup 2023 will be broadcasted on television by a number of broadcasters. According to the Qatar World Cup organizing committee, the broadcasters are: beIN Sports (Middle East and North Africa); Fox Sports (United States and Canada); Sky Sports (United Kingdom); TF1 (France); RAI (Italy); RTVE (Spain); and Sony Pictures Networks (India).
The Qatar World Cup 2023 is sure to be an exciting tournament, with the best teams in the world vying for the cup. With the schedule out, teams and fans can plan their followings and ensure they don’t miss a single game. Be sure to tune in from November 15th to December 16th and cheer on your favorite teams!