What time is the opening match between the host country and Ecuador? Do the Blues play in the evening or earlier? The imminence of the kick-off of the World Cup (November 20-December 18) in Qatar revives calls for a boycott but also much more practical questions in order to organize oneself so as not to miss any of the meetings.
From Sunday, October 30, the date of the transition towinter time in France, the time difference with Qatar will be two hours less, against one before. Concretely, it will be 5 p.m. in Paris and 7 p.m. in Doha when the 22nd Men’s World Cup, the first organized in the Middle East, begins on Sunday November 20.
From Tuesday 22 to Monday 28 November, there will be four matches a day at 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. French time, 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. local time. The France team (group D) will start on Tuesday 22 at 8 p.m. against Australiawill continue on Saturday 26 at 5 p.m. against Denmark and will end its group stage at 4 p.m. on Wednesday 30.
If the Blues finish 1st in their group, they will play their round of 16 on Sunday December 4 at 4 p.m. French time. In case of 2nd place it will be Saturday 3 at 8 p.m. The final is scheduled for Sunday December 18 at 4 p.m. French time.