Qatar 2022: FIFA advances the opening of the World Cup |  Tweet

Start the party early…

The World Cup Qatar 2022 will start a day earlier than planned, this was unanimously determined this Thursday by the FIFA steering committeenow the opening ceremony, with the match between the host Qatar vs. Ecuadorwill be carried out Sunday November 20.

The original plan was that the opening ceremony be held before the local match against the South Americans, on Monday, November 21, which created the unusual situation that the matches Senegal vs Netherlands, from Group A, and england against iran, Group B, will be held earlier.

From the World Cup Germany 2006, the host country plays the first match of the tournament and the opening ceremony is held before.

In such a way that the sunday november 20 only the match will be held Group A, between Qatar and Ecuador, the other meeting of the first sector will take place on Monday November 21, Senegal against the Netherlandsbut in the second turn of the billboard, since before they will collide england vs iran Y United States vs. Iran will complete the day, both duels corresponding to B Group.

The plan was approved by a committee made up of the heads of the six FIFA regional confederations and the President of the entity, Giani Infantino.

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The decision was made after an evaluation of the operational and competition implications, FIFA said, noting that the Acquired seats for parties affected by the change will remain valid regardless of the new date or time of the meeting.

(With information from Reuters)

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