November 29, 2022

Hosts Qatar suffer early defeat in World Cup opener against Ecuador


/ Shows / FIFA World Cup 2022™ update Issued on: 21/11/2022 – 00:10


FIFA World Cup 2022™ update © FRANCE 24 Qatar lose their first World Cup game to Ecuador, becoming the first ever host nation to be defeated in an opening match. Meanwhile, France are trying to remain positive despite star striker Karim Benzema’s absence. Plus, will Iran put England to the test on Monday? Also on Monday, Wales gear up to face Team USA in the Welsh team’s first World Cup appearance in 64 years. 

Join us for our daily World Cup show where we review and preview the latest games and those to come, while our team on the ground keeps an eye on all the off-pitch events. FRANCE 24’s James Vasina is joined in the studio by sports journalist Ruben Slagter, with Sports Editor Simon Harding reporting from Doha.

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