The anticipated 2022 FIFA World Cup is back for its 22nd edition with 32 participating teams. Hosted in Qatar, the international men’s football mega tournament is scheduled to take place from November 21 to December 18 with closing ceremony, which also coincides with Qatar National Day.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup is the first to be held within the Arabian region, and the second to be held in Asia since 2002 where both Japan and South Korea were the hosting countries.
The national teams of the member associations of FIFA are back again after four years for the globally celebrated tournament, with millions of viewers around the world signing up to watch the matches.
The first match will kick off with Senegal going up against The Netherlands on 21 November at 2:00pm Qatar time, followed by England versus Iran at 5:00pm on the same day.
To watch the matches in person, click here to book your tickets on the official Qatar website.
For those who will be watching from around the world, here are the best streaming services to watch the anticipated matches.
beIN Sports have secured the exclusive media rights for the FIFA World Cup 2022 across 24 countries in the Middle East and Africa region. beIN Sports offers both Satellite and On Demand subscriptions, with the online streaming option running for $30 per month.
Both BBC and ITV channel will broadcast the live matches in the UK. BBC viewers can stream it on cable TV, BBC iPlayer, BBC News, and BBC Sport. You can also watch the world cup live stream through ITV official website and mobile application.
The European Broadcasting Union channel have secured the rights to broadcast the anticipated games across 37 countries in Europe. You can watch the matches live on the EBU website.
One of the best streaming platforms to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup matches is SuperSport, a South Africa-based Pan-Africa group of television channels. Viewers also have the option to view the games on online live streaming.