Senegal To Face Netherlands In World Cup Opening Game As Qatar Against Ecuador Kick-Off Moved: FIFA

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Updated April 2, 2022
Senegal supporters are seen during the World Cup 2022 qualifying football match between Senegal and Egypt at the Me Abdoulaye Wade Stadium in Diamniadio on March 29, 2022. (Photo by SEYLLOU / AFP)



Senegal will play the Netherlands in the opening game of this year’s World Cup on November 21 in Doha, FIFA announced following Friday’s draw for the tournament in Qatar.

The opening match was supposed to involve the hosts, who were drawn to play Ecuador, but FIFA’s published schedule showed a change to the kick-off times.

Senegal and the Netherlands will play at 1:00 pm local time (1000 GMT) in the opening match in the first of four games on November 21, with Qatar against Ecuador now set for 7:00 pm.