Information gathered by Tapnewsgh indicates the 2022 World Cup tournament will kick off earlier than the originally scheduled date for the opening game of the football competition.
Initially, the tournament was scheduled for Monday, 21st November 2022, with Qatar and Ecuador playing the first match while Senegal and Netherlands come face to face in the second group A game.
However, the opening match between hosts, Qatar and Ecuador has been moved to Sunday, 20th November 2022 subject to final confirmation from FIFA.
The re-scheduling of the opening game was made to ensure the Qatar national team has the honor of preparing fully for the first game of the tournament.
Further information received by Tapnewsgh indicates the decision is near finalization following discussions between FIFA and the two teams that will be playing on the first day of the global football competition.