OKbet agent News: In the early morning of August 12, Beijing time, FIFA announced that the 2022 Qatar World Cup will start one day earlier, and the opening match will be changed to host Qatar against Ecuador. The match will start at 0:00 on November 21,
FIFA pointed out that the match between Qatar and Ecuador was brought forward a day, while the match between Senegal and the Netherlands was rescheduled to 00:00 on November 22.
In the original schedule, the earliest match was the match between Senegal and the Netherlands in Group A, which started at 18:00 on November 21st, while the match between Qatar and Ecuador was at 0:00 on November 22nd,
FIFA said the time changes were made to respect the tradition of host or defending champions' games as opening games.