FIFA World CUP LIVE – Qatar WC Opening Ceremony: Karim Benzema OUT of World CUP: The FIFA World Cup 2022 is about to begin today evning. The hosts Qatar vs Ecuador match will be played at 9:30PM. Before that, the world’s biggest extravaganza will be unveiled with colourful OPENING CEREMONY that starts at 7:30PM IST. The Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams and Nora Fatehi are expected to perform at the CEREMONY. Meanwhile, teams have already arrived in QATAR and are gearing up for the MEGA SHOW: Follow all MINUTE by MINUTE updates from all TEAM Camps & FIFA WC LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN. Watch FIFA WC LIVE Streaming on Jio Cinema.
The #FIFAWorldCup party is about to get started! 🙌
🏟️ 🇶🇦 17:30 local time. It’s going to be big. pic.twitter.com/Uj65drRkWV
— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) November 19, 2022
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Qatar WC Opening Ceremony: Qatar will be expected to host around 1.5 million fans during the World Cup matches. Qatar is the smallest country ever to host a World Cup and it has an existing population of 3 million, and around 1.2 million fans are expected to attend the tournament. The final will be held at the Lusail Stadium.
Who are performing in Opening Ceremony?
- BTS member Jung Kook
- Nora Fatehi
Covid-19 regulations: Visiting fans are not required to get a COVID-19 test before flying to Qatar. But fans who test Covid-19 positive in Qatar will need to isolate and follow measures in accordance with Qatar laws. Masks are compulsory.
EHTERAZ contact-tracing application: Qatar’s official contract-tracing application is Ehteraz. Fans will need to download the mobile app and activate it. Also, pre-entry online registration needs to be done through www.ehteraz.gov.qa atleast three days before arrival.
Hayya card: Fans will need to apply for Hayya card. It is an official fan ID which provides free public transport around Doha and is also an entry visa. They can collect a physical copy of their digital Hayya card also.
Entry restrictions: Entry to Qatar is restricted till December 23 to only citizens, residents and holders of the World Cup Hayya card.
Accommodation: Fans have booked accommodation in more than 90,000 rooms, apartments, tents, villas and portacabins in Qatar.
FIFA WC TICKETS – How to get tickets: Tickets are available in FIFA’s ticket portal. Fans will need to create an account to purchase tickets. Also third-party websites are also selling tickets.
Clothing: Removing shirts in stadiums is not allowed. Excessive revealing clothing is advised to be avoided. “It is generally recommended for men and women to ensure their shoulders and knees are covered,” read a statement issued by Qatar Tourism on their website.
Alcohol and beer prices: Visitors are not allowed to bring alcohol into the country. It will be served in licensed restaurants and fan zones. The legal drinking age is 21 and also an original photo id is required. Only Budweiser beers will be served in the fan zones with it costing 50 Qatari Riyals (INR 1121.46).
Currency: All major credit cards are accepted and also atms are widely available.
Weather: The temperature is expected to be as low as 14 degrees Celsius and as high as 25 degrees Celsius.
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