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FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming + TV Channels, Broadcast Rights

FIFA World Cup 2022 is the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, the international men’s football championship contested by the national teams of the member associations of FIFA after every four years. The FIFA World Cup 2022 is scheduled to take place in Qatar from 21 November to 18 December 2022. This will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arabian country and the second World Cup held entirely in Asia. 32 teams will participate in the tournament. The reigning World Cup champions are France.

All 32 team are dived into eight groups of four teams – A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and Total 64 matches will be played in the competition (48 matches in group stage, eight games in Round of 16, four quarter-finals, two semifinal’s, one third-place game and the grand final). Top two side from each groups (16 teams) will advance to knockout stage, and from round of 16, eight team will enter into quarterfinals, and winner team of four quarterfinals will reach into the semfinals. The four teams will compete in the semifinal’s and winner teams from both semifinal’s will enter to play the grand final.

Host country: Qatar
Dates: 21 November – 18 December, 2022
Teams: 32

Total Matches: 64 (48 group stage matches, eight matches from round of 16, four quarterfinals, two semifinal’s, and the final

Venues:
Lusail Iconic Stadium, Al Bayt Stadium, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium, Al Thumama Stadium, Education City Stadium, Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Khalifa International Stadium, Al Janoub Stadium

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming + TV Channels, Broadcast Rights

Sony will broadcast live coverage of FIFA World Cup 2022 in India and its subcontinent (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan, and Nepal) countries; all these matches also live streamed on SonyLiv (Website, App) with a premium subscription – Monthly and Annually.

Antenna TV bought exclusive media rights to air the 2022 World Cup. Greece’s free-to-air broadcaster will cover the tournament daily and air all 64 matches on its platforms. Ant1TV will air at least 32 matches, including the opening match, quarterfinals, semi-finals, and final.

The BBC will broadcast the 2022 World Cup in the UK after signing a new rights deal with FIFA. The new agreement, shared with ITV, covers TV, radio and online coverage.

FIFA has extended television deal with Fox Sports and Telemundo. Fox Sports and the Spanish-language network Telemundo will telecast 2022 FIFA World Cup in the USA.

In Italy, Rai has acquired television, digital and radio rights. All 64 matches available live in the territory. At least 28 matches of the tournament, including the opening match, final and both semi-finals, will be shown on the broadcaster’s flagship channel, Rai 1.

FIFA signed an agreement with MEDIAPRO for media rights (TV, internet, mobile) in Spain for FIFA events including FIFA World Cup 2022. MEDIAPRO will provide live coverage through a dedicated 24/7 channel in Spain for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup 2022 will be broadcast live on SuperSport in the Sun-Saharan Africa, SuperSport’s pay TV broadcast rights extended to all platforms. SuperSport Now available on DStv and GOtv as well as on SuperSport dot com and DStv Now in 50 countries across sub-Saharan Africa.

beIN Sports have secured the exclusive media rights for the FIFA World Cup 2022 across 24 countries of the Middle East and North Africa, beIN Sports will broadcast live coverage of the events to millions of viewers in MENA region. The 2Sport2 consortium has secured media rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar across free-to-air (FTA) and pay-TV in Russia.

Bell Media has snagged the Canadian rights to the FIFA World Cup of soccer from 2015 through 2022. Bell Media will cover the FIFA World Cup 2022 using its sports TV channels TSN and TSN2, its TSN Radio network, its TSN dot ca website and its TSN Mobile TV offering. Bell Media will also present French-language coverage on Quebec TV market assets, including its RDS cable sports channel.

The European Broadcasting Union has secured all exclusive media rights for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Europe. The new FIFA/EBU deal covers the rights for 37 countries in Europe.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Live Streaming + TV Channel Listings

How to Watch 2022 FIFA World Cup in your country, here is the full list:

Albania – RTSH
Armenia – ARMTV
Australia – SBS
Austria – ORF
Azerbaijan – İTV
Belarus – BTRC
Belgium – VRT, RTBF
Bolivia – Unitel
Bosnia and Herzegovina – BHRT
Brazil – TV Globo, SporTV
Bulgaria – BNT
Canada – CTV, TSN, RDS (Bell Media)
Caribbean – International Media Content, SportsMax
China – CCTV
Croatia – HRT
Cyprus – CyBC
Czech Republic – ČT
Estonia – ERR
Europe – European Broadcasting Union (EBU)
France – TF1, beIN Sports
Germany – ARD, ZDF, Deutsche Telekom
Greece – ANT1
Georgia – GPB
Hungary – MTVA
Iceland – RÚV
India – Sony Pictures Network
Ireland – RTÉ
Israel – IPBC
Italy – RAI
Kosovo – RTK
Latvia – LTV
Lithuania – LRT
Luxembourg – RTL Group
Malta – PBS
Mexico – Televisa, Sky México, TUDN, TV Azteca
MENA – beIN Sports
Moldova – TRM
Montenegro – RTCG
Netherlands – NOS
New Zealand – SKY Sport NZ
North Macedonia – MRT
Pakistan – PTV Sports, Ten Sports
Peru – Latina
Poland – TVP
Portugal – RTP
Romania – TVR
Russia – Perviy Kanal, VGTRK, Match TV, 2Sports2
Serbia – RTS
Slovakia – RTVS
Sweden – SVT, TV4
Switzerland – SRF
Turkey – TRT
Ukraine – Suspilne
United Kingdom – BBC, ITV
United States – Fox, Telemundo
Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport
Spain: MEDIAPRO
Qatar: 2Sports2

TV Channel/Broadcast Rights

Afghanistan ATN
Albania RTSH
Argentina RTE SE
Armenia ARMTV
Australia Optus
Austria ORF
Azerbaijan İTV
Belarus BTRC
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Brazil Band
Bulgaria BNT
Canada CTV, TSN, RDS
Caribbean DirecTV Latin America
China CCTV
Colombia RCN Televisión, Caracol Televisión
Croatia HRT
Cyprus CyBC
Czech Republic ČT
Estonia ERR
France Canal+
French Polynesia TNTV Tahiti
Greece ERT
Hungary MTVA
Iceland RÚV
India & its Subcontinent Sony Pictures Networks India
Ireland RTÉ
Israel IPBC
Italy Sky Sport
Japan Fuji Television, J Sports
Korea, North & Korea, South MBC, KBS
Kosovo RTK
Latvia LTV
Lithuania LRT
North Macedonia RTV
Malaysia & Brunei Astro
Malta PBS
Mexico Televisa
Middle East and North Africa BeIN Sports
Netherlands NOS
New Zealand Sky Sports
Panama TVN, RPC TV Canal 4
Paraguay TIGO Sports
Poland Telewizja Polska
Portugal RTP
Romania TVR
Russia 2Sport2
Senegal RTS
Serbia РТС
Slovakia RTVS
Slovenia RTVSLO
South America DirecTV Latin America
Spain Mediapro
Sub-Saharan Africa SuperSport
Switzerland SRG SSR
Turkey TRT
Uruguay Canal 10, Teledoce, Monte Carlo TV, ANTEL
United States Fox Sports, Telemundo, Fútbol de Primera
Venezuela Galaxy Entertainment

Europe (European Broadcasting Union): Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia; Georgia, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania; Luxemburg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Ireland; Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine

Middle East & North Africa Countries (beIN Sports): Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Dijibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestininan Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen; Non-Exclusive: Chad, Dijibouti, Mauritania, Somalia and Sudan

Sub-Saharan Africa (SuperSport): Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Congo, Democractic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Socotra, South Africa, St. Helena and Ascension, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe, Non-Exclusive: Chad, Djibouti, Mauritania, Somalia (Somaliland), South Sudan and Sudan

FIFA World Cup 2022 Fixtures/Schedule

Group Stage: 21 November – 2 December, 2022

Round of 16: 3 December – 6 December, 2022

Quarterfinals: 9 December – 10 December, 2022

Semifinals: 13 December – 14 December, 2022

Third Place match: 17 December, 2022

Final: 18 December, 2022

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