The last time Canada played in a World Cup was in 1986, with the USSR and France in the same group. The world will welcome Canada to the FIFA World Cup 2022 for the first time in 36 years. Not only that, Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich) and co. finished top in the CONCACAF qualifiers ahead of Mexico and USMNT to reach the world’s biggest soccer (football) tournament. With the World Cup in Qatar only days away, starting on 20th November, let’s mark the calendar with the Canada World Cup fixtures in 2022.
Canada will play in Group F in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Fixtures, Kick-off Times, Venues
Canada will play their World Cup opener against Belgium on 23rd November. Then, they will take on the 2018 runners-up Croatia, before playing Morocco in their final group-stage match. Here are the Canada World Cup fixtures for 2022, kick-off times, and venues.
|Canada vs Belgium||Wednesday, 23 November||3:00 pm||Ahmad Bin Ali||TSN|
|Canada vs Croatia||Sunday, 27 November||Noon||Khalifa International||TSN|
|Canada vs Morocco||Thursday, 1 December||11:00 am||Al Thumama||TSN|
Every team will play against each other once in the same group, and the top two teams will qualify for Round 16.
Who could be Canada’s Round of 16 Opponents?
Group F teams will play Group E in the Round of 16. Hence, Canada’s Round-of-16 opponent could be Spain, Germany, Japan, or Costa Rica.
- F1 vs E2
- E1 vs F2
How to Watch Canada’s Matches in the World Cup?
CTV and TSN are Canada’s official broadcasting partners for world cup matches. Fans can watch Canada’s matches live in the FIFA World Cup 2022 via TSN.
Fox Sports have the World Cup broadcasting rights in the United States. FOX will broadcast 35 matches, including all from the quarter-finals onwards. On the other hand, FS1 will broadcast 29 matches live. The cable-cutters can watch the live stream via the Fox Sports app, fuboTV, and Sling TV.
ITV and BBC have the World Cup broadcasting rights in the UK. Fans can watch the matches live on BBC channels and ITV. The cable-cutters can use BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub to watch the live stream. It’s free for those who subscribe to the channels on cable or satellite.
Here’s how you can watch the World Cup matches from anywhere:
USA: FOX, FS1, fuboTV, Sling TV, Telemundo
Canada: CTV, TSN
UK, Ireland: BBC, ITV,
Australia: SBS, Optus Sport
France: TF1, beIN Sports
Germany: Magneta TV, ARD, ZDF
Spain: Mediapro RTVE
India: Sony Pictures Network
- Read Also: Croatia World Cup Fixtures 2022