Baku, April 2, AZERTAC
Former world champions Spain (2010) and Germany (2014) will be in the same group at the Qatar 2022 World Cup according to Friday’s group stage draw in Doha, according to Anadolu Agency.
The Qatar 2022 mascot La'eeb, which resembles a stylized Arab keffiyeh extended into wings, was introduced before the draw.
In addition, the 2022 World Cup soundtrack single "Hayya Hayya" (Better Together) was performed by Trinidad Cardona, Davido, and Aisha.
Qatar, in Pot 1 as the FIFA World Cup host nation, are set to face Ecuador in the opening game on Nov. 21.
The World Cup will be held from Nov. 21 to Dec. 18 with 32 teams in eight groups.
Group A: Qatar (hosts), Ecuador, Senegal, the Netherlands
Group B: England, Iran, US, European playoff winner (Wales or Scotland/Ukraine)
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D: France, Denmark, Tunisia, Inter-confederation playoff winner 1 (Peru or Australia/United Arab Emirates)
Group E: Spain, Germany, Japan, Inter-confederation playoff winner 2 (Costa Rica or New Zealand)
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea.
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