How to Watch FIFA World Cup in UAE [2022]

Are you in UAE and still wondering how to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in UAE? Here we have the ultimate guide on how to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 in UAE.

The FIFA World Cup 2022 is on the horizon, getting underway on 20th November in Qatar. It will be insane to miss out on even a single match of the month-long exciting tournament. Be it English or Arabic. 

The world is all set for the biggest show on earth. The Groups are all drawn, and the Fixtures are set. People hang flags of their favorite teams and buy jerseys, and it’s no exception in UAE. Let’s cheer for our favorite teams and learn to watch them on TV and Live Stream.

Ways to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live in UAE

📺 TV: beIN Sports

💻 Live Stream: BBC iPlayer, TOD

How to Watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 Live on TV in UAE

beIN Sports has the FIFA World Cup 2022 broadcasting rights in the Middle East, including UAE. Hence you can watch all 64 matches of the Qatar World Cup live on TV via beIN Sports.

beIN Sports has multiple sports channels. Be it English or Arabic, and you can enjoy the tournament in your favorite languages.

To watch the channel on your TV, you need to subscribe to the channel on your satellite set-top box.

How to Live Stream FIFA World Cup 2022 from UAE

No TV? No problem. The cable-cutters can enjoy the FIFA World Cup live stream on BBC iPlayer and TOD.

Both streaming platforms will provide all the matches live in the United Arab Emirates.

However, BBC iPlayer is only for BBC subscribers. You can download the app and enjoy the live stream for free if you are a BBC subscriber.

TOD is another paid solution to watch the live stream in UAE. You need to buy a subscription to the streaming service to enjoy World Cup matches.


Let’s look at the FIFA World Cup groups and find out where your favorite team is.

Group A

🇶🇦 Qatar

🇪🇨 Ecuador

🇸🇳 Senegal

🇳🇱 Netherlands

Group B

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England

🇺🇸 USA

🇮🇷 Iran

🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿 Wales

Group C

🇦🇷 Argentina

🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia

🇲🇽 Mexico

🇵🇱 Poland

Group D

🇫🇷 France

🇩🇰 Denmark

🇹🇳 Tunisia

🇦🇺 Australia

Group E 

🇪🇸 Spain

🇩🇪 Germany

🇯🇵 Japan

🇨🇷 Costa Rica

Group F

🇧🇪 Belgium

🇨🇦 Canada

🇲🇦 Morocco 

🇭🇷 Croatia

Group G

🇧🇷 Brazil

🇷🇸 Serbia

🇨🇭 Switzerland

🇨🇲 Cameroon

Group H

🇵🇹 Portugal

🇺🇾 Uruguay

🇬🇭 Ghana

🇰🇷 Korea Republic

FIFA World Cup Bracket

Round of 16 Matchups:

A1 vs B2

B1 vs A2


C1 vs D2

D1 vs C2


E1 vs F2

F1 vs E2


G1 vs H2

H1 vs G2

Quarter-Finals Matchups

1 (A1 vs B2) vs (C1 vs D2)

2 (B1 vs A2) vs (D1 vs C2)


3 (E1 vs F2) vs (G1 vs H2)

4 (F1 vs E2) vs (H1 vs G2)

Semi-Finals Matchups

1 vs 3

2 vs 4

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Golam Muktadir
Golam Muktadir is a passionate sports fan and a dedicated movie buff. He has been writing about both topics for over a decade and has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with his readers. Muktadir has a degree in journalism and has written for several well-known publications, including Surprise Sports.