The traditional opening ceremony of every World Cup is shrouded in uncertainty in Qatar 2022, given the refusal of several top performers to take part and the expectation to see the World Cup ball rolling for the first time in the Middle East. From 11:30 (Argentina time), TV Pública and Directv Sports are broadcast on television.
The gates of the Al Bayt stadium, whose design represents the traditional Bedouin tent, in the town of Al Khor, located 35 kilometers north of Doha, opened four hours before the start of the match.
The local Supreme Organizing Committee and FIFA confirmed late Saturday evening that the “dazzling” ceremony will be in charge Jung Kookone of the members of the South Korean pop band BTS.
The event will be hosted by the FIFA World Cup Ambassador, Ghanim Al Muftah -a local popular figure-, and the Qatari singer Dan.
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The gates of the Al Bayt stadium, site of the duel between the hosts Qatar and Ecuador, opened four hours earlier to allow entry to all the fans who will also be able to enjoy the opening ceremony.
I followed the preview of the ceremony LIVE from the outskirts of the stadium!
The special envoys from Clarín to Doha recount how the start of the World Cup in Qatar 2022 is experienced at the Al Bayt stadium, north of the Qatari city.
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The World Cup in Qatar 2022 formally begins with the opening ceremony and in clarionwith our special envoys, We tell you everything you need to know minute by minute as if you were in the Al Bayt stadium, north of Doha.
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