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2022 FIFA World Cup Draw: Date, Qatar tournament schedule, and official venue

Marca | The official draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup will take place in Qatar on Friday, April 1, bringing the tournament one step closer.

Qatar, which will host the tournament, has already qualified 15 of the 32 teams.

Former champions Germany, Spain, England, and France, as well as the Netherlands, Croatia, Serbia, Switzerland, and the world's No. 1 squad, Belgium, have already booked their flights to Qatar.

In the form of everlasting rivals Brazil and Argentina, two past champions have also qualified from South America.

Iran and South Korea will also go to Qatar from Asia.

On March 24, qualifying resumes throughout the world.

The FIFA World Cup draw will be held on the following dates, times, and locations.

The draw will take place on Friday, April 1 at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Center, according to FIFA (DECC).

The draw ceremony will be attended by 2,000 elite guests, and the world's finest teams will be able to trace their path to the FIFA World Cup Final at the conclusion of the event.

On December 18, the event's final match will be held at the 80,000-seat Lusail Stadium.

The tournament begins on Monday, November 21 at the Al Bayt stadium in Al Khor, with a match featuring the host nation.

The final will take place a week before Christmas on Sunday, December 18 at Doha's Lusail Stadium.


10:00 a.m. Eastern Time in the United States

7:00 a.m. Pacific Time in the United States

10:00 a.m. Eastern Time in Canada

7:00 a.m. Pacific Time in Canada

9:00 a.m. Mexico

15:00 - England

16:00 France

16:00 Germany

16:00 in Italy

16:00 - Netherlands

16:00 - Portugal

16:00 - Spain

2:30 a.m. Australian Standard Time (April 2)

22:00 Bangladesh

21:30 India Standard Time

17:00 Nigeria

0:00 in the Philippines (April 2)

18:00 South African Standard Time

The 32 national teams competing in Qatar 2022 will be divided into four pots, each with eight teams. It's worth noting that only 30 squads will be qualified for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the time of the Final Draw.

What will the final draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 be like?

After the Intercontinental Playoffs are completed on June 14, the two remaining spots will be filled. A Concacaf National Team will face an Oceania National Team, while a Conmebol National Team will face an Asia National Team in the tournament's bracket.

Every qualified team for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be placed in a pot based on their current FIFA Ranking.

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