FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™
November 21 - December 18

FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™

Final Draw

A glittering draw show starred by some of the greatest names of the game and the entertainment industry defined the groups and initial fixtures of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. While 29 teams can now imagine their journey all the way to the final, the remaining eight will fight for the last three spots at the playoffs in June.

For the first time, to optimise specific match details for the benefit and comfort of supporters, teams and the media, the match schedule will be confirmed in due course on FIFA.com after games have been assigned to a stadium and kick-off time for each matchday.

Presented by award-winning actor Idris Elba and renowned sports broadcaster Reshmin Chowdhury, the show dazzled the audience with stunning references to the Arab culture and surprising acts that included the unveiling of the Official Mascot La’eeb™ and the launch of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Soundtrack, with the first live performance of the single Hayya Hayya (Better Together) by Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha.

The draw itself, attended by 2,000 guests and led by Carli Lloyd, Jermaine Jenas and Samantha Johnson, was assisted by the likes of Cafu (Brazil), Lothar Matthaus (Germany), Adel Ahmed MalAllah (Qatar), Ali Daei (IR Iran), Bora Milutinovic (Serbia/Mexico), Jay-Jay Okocha (Nigeria), Rabah Madjer (Algeria) and Tim Cahill (Australia).

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Match schedule
Final match schedule for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ now available

Following a dazzling Final Draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, the final tournament match schedule has been published on FIFA.com.

Song release: Hayya Hayya (Better Together)
FIFA World Cup™ Official Soundtrack kicks off with Hayya Hayya (Better Together)

The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Soundtrack kicks off today with the release of the single Hayya Hayya (Better Together), featuring Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha, ahead of tonight’s final draw for the tournament.

DOHA, QATAR - APRIL 01: A general view during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Final Draw at the Doha Exhibition Center on April 01, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Oliver Hardt - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)
Germany, Spain paired, Argentina, Portugal have it tough

Germany and Spain will meet in the group stage, while Argentina, Portugal and Qatar have been handed tough draws.

Official Mascot
La’eeb is revealed as Qatar’s FIFA World Cup™ mascot

Adventurous character will inspire football fans across the globe

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