When will Fantasy World Cup 2022 start?

In 2022, fantasy football enthusiasts can look forward to another competition: World Cup 2022 Fantasy Football. But it is not going to be in the summer, as usual, but during winter. 

Let’s look at what we know about this fantasy football tournament and when it will likely start.

Fifa World Cup 2022 starts on 21 November 2022. The tournament will last for 27 days and the final will take place on December 18. 

Note.: There is going to be a winter break in Premier League, so we will see all best players from top leagues at World Cup 2022. 

Will there be Fantasy Football for World Cup 2022?

It is highly likely that there is going to be Fantasy Football game for Fifa World Cup 2022. When it starts, it should be announced on Official Fifa website.

In last few years, we have seen McDonald’s FIFA World Cup 2018 as well as EURO 2020 Fantasy, so there is likely going to be fantasy football competition for 2022 season, too.  

When will World Cup 2022 fantasy football start?

In 2018, McDonald’s FIFA World Cup 2018 was launched on 7 June 2018 – 7 days before the first kick-off. Similarly, in 2021, EURO 2020 fantasy launched on May 10 – 31 days before te first kick-off. 

So, learning from the past, we could expect the World Cup 2022 Fantasy Football to start between 21.10.2022 and 14.11.2022.

Note.: this is just a prediction based on previous international fantasy football competitions.

World Cup 2022 Groups

If you want to start preparing for World Cup 2022 Fantasy Football, you should get familiar with groups. When the game launch, your strategy could be to target top teams from easier groups as they could score a lot of goals and therefore get a lot of fantasy points. 

Group A

Team
Qatar
Ecuador
Senegal
Netherlands

Group B

Team
England
Iran
USA
/

Group C

Team
Argentina
Saudi Arabia
Mexico
Poland

Group D

Team
France
Denmark
Tunisia
/

Group E

Team
Spain
Germany
Japan
/

Group F

Team
Belgium
Canada
Morocco
Croatia

Group G

Team
Brazil
Serbia
Switzerland
Cameroon

Group H

Team
Portugal
Ghana
Uruguay
Korea Republic

Other information about World Cup 2022

The Fifa World Cup 2022 will take place in Quatar

Fifa World Cup Qatar 2022 will feature 32 teams. 

There is going to be a total of 64 games played during Fifa World Cup 2022. 48 matches in the group stage and 16 matches in the knock-out round.

Matej Šuľan

Fantasy Football enthusiast with two top 1k finishes in FPL. Best FPL overall rank: 119th in 2019/20 season. Four top 500 finishes in UCL Fantasy, best overall rank: 23rd in 2018/19 season. Founder of Fantasy Football Reports.

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