Welcome to this live broadcast dedicated to the ceremony and the opening match of this 22e World Cup in Qatar.
What is it about ? The World Cup in Qatar kicks off this Sunday with the opening ceremony and a Group A match between the host country and Ecuador. This edition of the biggest international football event is under fire from critics because of the workers who died during the works and its environmental impact, in particular.
Where ? At Al-Bayt stadium, in Al-Khor (Qatar).
At what time ? 17 hours.
On which channel ? TF1 and BeIN Sports 1.
Who live? Walid Kachour and Florian Lefèvre, live from the Chaudron d’Austerlitz. Clément Martel from the stadium.
The probable composition of the teams:
Saad Al Sheeb – Bassam Al-Rawi, Boualem Khoukhi, Tarek Salman – Abdelkarim Hassan, Karim Boudiaf, Hassan Al-Haydos (cap.), Abdulaziz Hatem, Pedro Miguel – Almoez Ali, Akram Afif.
Coach : Felix Sanchez Bas.
Hernan Galindez – William Pacho (or Angelo Preciado), Piero Hincapié, Jackson Porozo, Pervis Estupinan – Moises Caicedo, José Cifuentes, Alan Franco – Angel Mena, Enner Valencia (cap.), Romario Ibarra (or Gonzalo Plata).
Coach : Gustavo Alfaro.
Who arbitrates? Italian Daniele Orsato.
What won’t we talk about? Whiskey that plays the treble clef
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