The FIFA World Cup will begin on November 20, with the opening ceremony kicking off the tournament in Qatar. Here’s everything you need to know about the event — including when it is and which artists will be performing.
What time does the World Cup opening ceremony start?
The opening ceremony will begin at 3 p.m. Nigerian time on Sunday, November 20th. It’s expected to last somewhere between 1 or 2 hours long.
The venue for the event is the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor. It can hold over 60,000 people. Qatar will take on Ecuador after the opening ceremony.
Where can I watch the opening ceremony in Nigeria?
DStv and GOtv are the home of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Nigeria. Viewers can tune in by 3pm to follow the action as they unfold. Top-rated entertainers are expected to grace the occasion at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor.
Which artist will be performing?
According to Siasat Daily, Nora Fatehi, Dua Lipa, Jungkook (BTS), and many high-profile artists will be performing.
Groups and teams
Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea.