The FIFA World Cup 2022 countdown has begun with just over a month remaining, underway on 20th November in Qatar. Here we have the Japan World Cup Schedule 2022 for Japanese fans. Let’s mark the calendar right away.
The Samurai Blue took a 2-0 lead in the 2018 World Cup against Belgium. However, they couldn’t hold the lead, and their journey ended there.
The Asian giants have to overcome another daunting task this year to get out of the group stage. They will face Spain, Germany, and Costa Rica in Group E in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
Japan FIFA World Cup 2022 Schedule
Japan will play in Group E in the FIFA World Cup 2022.
🇨🇷 Costa Rica
Schedule, Kick-off Times, and Venues
Japan will play their opening match in the World Cup against Germany on 23rd November before facing Costa Rica and Spain.
*All times are in GMT
|Japan vs. Germany||Wednesday, 23 November||1:00 pm||Khalifa International|
|Spain vs. Costa Rica||Wednesday, 23 November||4:00 pm||Al Thumama|
|Japan vs. Costa Rica||Sunday, 27 November||10:00 am||Ahmad Bin Ali|
|Germany vs. Spain||Sunday, 27 November||7:00 pm||Al Bayt|
|Japan vs. Spain||Thursday, 1 December||7:00 pm||Khalifa International|
|Germany vs. Costa Rica||Thursday, 1 December||7:00 pm||Al Bayt|
Every team will play against each other once in the same group, and the top two teams will qualify for Round 16.
Japan’s Opponent for the Round of 16
Group E teams will play Group F in the Round of 16. Hence, Japan’s Round-of-16 opponent could be Belgium, Canada, Morocco, or Croatia.
- E1 vs. F2
- F1 vs. E2
Live Stream FIFA World Cup Online Free – Countries and Channel Overview
Japanese fans can joy the FIFA World Cup 2022 live stream in several ways. Dentsu holds the official broadcasting rights, and the matches will be available on Fuji TV, Nippon TV, TBS, TV Asahi, and TV Tokyo. Moreover, the live stream will be available on DAZN.
Here’s how you can watch the Qatar World Cup matches from anywhere.
|Australia||SBS-On Demand||Free||Free Signup is Required at the SBS site + VPN|
|France||TF1||Free||Only 28 World Cup Matches Are Available. Use VPN to Unlock|
|Germany||ZDF & ARD||Free||No Signup Required + VPN|
|India||Viacom 18||Free||No Signup is Needed + Use VPN to Unlock Outside of India|
|Italy||Raiplay.it||Free||Free Signup Required at Raiplay Site + VPN|
|Luxembourg||RTL||Free||No Signup Needed + VPN|
|Russia||MatchTV||Free||No Signup Needed + VPN|
|Switzerland||Play-Suisse||Free||Free Signup Required at Play-Suisse Site + VPN|
|United Kingdom||BBC iPlayer & ITV HUB||Free||Free Signup Required + VPN|
|United States||Fox Sports||Premium 25$ a Month||Subscription needed. Available via Cable, Sling TV, Fubo TV, and YouTube TV|
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