FIFA Club World Cup 2022
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The 2022 FIFA Club World Cup is going to be held from February 3 to February 12 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event features the best teams from the continents and a host team to perform. Today, we will know, when, where, and how to watch the event with teams here.

This year, Chelsea will be playing in the tournament as the winner of the Champions League. They have direct entry to participate in the semi-final. This will be their maiden trophy if they win this one.

In the first round, Al Jazira, the tournament hosts & winners of the UEA Pro League will face the OFC Champions League winner Auckland City FC. Winners of Copa Libertadores has also got the direct entry in another semifinal like Chelsea.

FIFA Club World Cup Tournament Schedule 2022:

The tournament will start on Thursday, February 3, and will continue till Saturday, February 12. The full schedule of the tournament is given below:

Event Match Up Date
First Round Al Jazira vs Auckland City FC  Thursday, 3 February
Second Round Al Ahly SC vs CF Monterrey Saturday, 5 February
Second Round Al Hilal SFC vs Al Jazira/Auckland City FC Sunday, 6 February
Semi-Final 1 SE Palmeiras vs Match 2 Winner  Tuesday, 8 February
Semi-Final 2 Match 3 Winner vs Chelsea  Wednesday, 9 February
Final Semifinal 1 Winner vs Semi-Final 2 Winner Saturday, 12 February

Tournament Venue:

This year, the FIFA Club World Cup is going to take place in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The tournament will be played in 2 stadiums. They are:

  • Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium
  • Al Nahyan Stadium

Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium has a capacity of 37,500 spectators, whereas the other stadium has a capacity of 15,000 spectators. You can watch the event directly from the stadium if you are someone from there. The pricing of the tickets for the first round starts from $9. Buy yours before the time runs out.

How to Watch the Club World Cup Live on TV?

BBC has the right to broadcast the FIFA Club World Cup 2022 on live television for the fans of the UK. You will be able to watch the tournament on BBC by availing of the cable subscription.

Channel 4 has brought the right to broadcast the final of the event if Chealsea reaches the final. They will broadcast the highlights of other matches in the evening.

In India, Viacom18 has the right to broadcast this tournament. Contact your operator if you are out of their coverage.

How to Watch the FIFA Club World Cup Online in 2022?

BBC iPlayer has the right to live stream the FIFA Club World Cup 2022 online in the UK. This is the official streaming service of BBC. If you already have a BBC license on your TV. you won’t have to pay any extra money to use this app on your streaming device.

In India, Voot has the right to stream the Club World Cup live online. So, you can watch the tournament directly from there if you are someone from India. The monthly subscription fee of Voot will cost you Rs 99.

Teams playing in the FIFA Club World Cup 2022:

  • Chelsea (England, winners of Champions League)
  • SE Palmeiras (Brazil, winners of Copa Libertadores)
  • Al Jazira (UAE, tournament hosts & winners of UEA Pro League)
  • Auckland City FC (New Zealand, OFC Champions League)
  • Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia, winners of AFC Champions League)
  • Al Ahly (Egypt, winners of CAF Champions League)
  • CF Monterrey (Mexico, winners of CONCACAF Champions League)

Conclusion:

FIFA Club World Cup is a very prestigious event. The best teams from each continent get the chance to play. So, if you are a football fan, call your friends, order some pizza and catch all the actions live.

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