Who organizes Qatar Football World Cup 2022? How many World Cup stadiums does Qatar World Cup have? Which is the official ball used for World Cup? What is the Official Soundtrack? Read here to know more about the Qatar football World Cup.
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 is set to be the 22nd edition of the quadrennial international men’s football championship, which will be contested by national teams from FIFA member countries.
Top players from around the globe will battle it out over 64 games to determine who will hoist the 18-karat Jules Rimet trophy in victory.
Who organizes Qatar WorldCup 2022?
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) is the football’s global governing body which is the organizer of the Qatar Worldcup 2022.
FIFA is an international governing body of association football, beach football and futsal. It was founded in 1904 to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Headquartered in Zürich, Switzerland, its membership now comprises 211 national associations across all continents.
FIFA exists to govern football and to develop the game around the world. Since 2016, the organisation has been fast evolving into a body that can more effectively serve our game for the benefit of the entire world.
FIFA WorldCup Qatar 2022
Due to the extreme heat in Qatar during the summer, the World Cup will be held from late November to mid-December, making it the first tournament not to be hosted in May, June, or July; it will be played over a shorter period of time, roughly 28 days.
This will be the first World Cup to be held in the Arab world, and the second World Cup to be held fully in Asia, following the 2002 tournament in South Korea and Japan.
In addition, the tournament will be the last to feature 32 teams, with a 48-team tournament set for the United States, Mexico, and Canada in 2026.
How many Worldcup stadiums does Qatar have?
With up to four daily matches during the group stage, teams will play games across eight stadiums near the country’s capital Doha, including the following venues:
- Al Bayt Stadium
- Al Janoub Stadium
- Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
- Al Thumama Stadium
- Education City Stadium
- Khalifa International Stadium
- Lusail Stadium
- Stadium 974
What is the slogan of Qatar 2022?
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 slogan is “Now is All”.
As per Qatar2022.qa, it stands for “when you live your dream, realise your destiny – and own the moment.”
What is the emblem of Qatar 2022?
This year’s emblem design resembles the traditional woollen shawl that men and women wear across the Arab world during the winter months. The World Cup is also taking place in winter this year.
The typeface brings traditional Arabic calligraphy into dialogue with other global languages.
What is the Official Mascot?
Qatar and FIFA have unveiled La’eeb as the Official Mascot for this year’s FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. La’eeb is an Arabic word meaning super-skilled player.
“He belongs to a parallel mascot-verse that is indescribable – everyone is invited to interpret what it looks like.”
What is the Offical Ball?
The official ball for the World Cup in Qatar is the Adidas Al Rihla.
When translated into English, Al Rihla means ‘The Journey’ – to symbolise the sporting journey that those who use it take.
Manufactured by Adidas, the ball will feature in every single game of the 2022 tournament. The German sports manufacturers have taken care of the manufacturing of World Cup balls for the last 14 tournaments and have once again been trusted to do business for Qatar.
What is the Official Soundtrack?
The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ will have a multi-song Official Soundtrack. So far, the tracks released are Hayya Hayya (Better Together), featuring Trinidad Cardona, Davido and Aisha; Arhbo featuring Puerto Rican rapper Ozuna & French-raised Congolese rapper GIMS; and Light the Sky featuring the haunting vocals of Emirati singer Balqees, Moroccan-Canadian sensation Nora Fatehi, Iraqi superstar Rahma Riad, and award-winning singer-songwriter Manal from Morocco.
Will we see female referees for the first time?
The FIFA Worldcup Qatar 2022 will be the first tournament to witness the participation of female referees. The decision to select three female referees and three assistant referees FIFA as part of the finals in Qatar indicates the development of women in football.
FIFA World Cup Winners Key Facts
- Brazil has won the most titles of FIFA World Cup Winner Men’s. It has won the FIFA Men’s World Cup (WC) 5 times.
- In the women’s category, The United States leads has won the most matches with 4 titles in FIFA Women’s WC.
- The country that won the First FIFA WC Men’s tournament was Uruguay against Argentina in the year 1930.
- The country that won the First FIFA WC Women’s tournament was the United States against Norway in 1991.
- The First FIFA WC for the women’s category was hosted by China in Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou. The last i.e. 2019 FIFA World Cup was hosted by France in Park Olympique Lyonnais Stadium.
- The First FIFA World Cup For the men’s category was hosted by Uruguay and the last FIFA Cup match i.e. 2018 FIFA WC was hosted by Russia.
- The FIFA World Cup Winner 2018 was France for Men’s Football and For Women’s football, and the 2019 FIFA World Cup winner was the United States.
- The FIFA WC 2026 will be jointly hosted by Canada, the United States, and Mexico, which will give Mexico the distinction of being the first country to host games in three WCs.
- France is the current World Cup champion
Article written: by Aseem Muhammed
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