FIFA announces the date of the opening ceremony of the World Cup and the first match


The International Football Association (FIFA) has officially confirmed that the opening ceremony of the World Cup in Qatar, and the opening match, will be postponed by one day, to be held on November 20.
Sharjah 24 – Asaad Khalil:

The International Football Association (FIFA) announced that the date of the opening ceremony of the World Cup in Qatar and the opening match will be moved by one day, to be held on November 20.

And FIFA stated on its official website, that the International Federation Council decided that the match of the host country Qatar against Ecuador will be held on Sunday, November 20, to be the only confrontation on the first day of the World Cup competitions, and thus the first match and the opening ceremony of this version were presented. The year in Al Bayt Stadium for one day, while the timing of the Senegal-Netherlands match was changed to take place the next day from one in the afternoon to seven in the evening local time.

He added that this decision was taken after evaluating its consequences on the competitions and the practical aspect of the tournament, in addition to in-depth consultations and agreement with the main stakeholders and the host country. The host or the national team holder.

No change will be made to the date of departure of players from their clubs, which is next November 14, according to the Players Status and Transfers Regulations, and ticket holders will be notified via e-mail of the two changes to the match schedule, and their tickets will remain valid regardless of the new date or time of the match. The World Cup schedule, as well as the tournament regulations, are subject to these changes.

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