Ensuring you’ve got a reliable World Cup 2022 live stream is one of the most important things you can do for football lovers during the tournament.
The FIFA World Cup begins on the 20th of November, and the attention will switch to Qatar. Here’s how to watch the Qatar World Cup, no matter where you are in the World.
With World Cup kick-off times ranging over a nine-hour period, it’s unlikely you’ll be sat in front of your home television for all of them.
No matter where you are in the world, you’ll want to make sure you’re sat in front of the best TV for watching football and don’t miss any action because you left it too late to sort out the right streaming subscription.
World Cup 2022 live stream: How to watch World Cup 2022 free
Both the UK and Australia will be showing the World Cup on free-to-air channels, with BBC and ITV having the rights in Britain, and SBS showing it in Australia.
UK: BBC – Half of all World Cup games
In the UK, you can get free access to BBC channels on television and on iPlayer just by confirming you have a TV license.
When you’re out of the country, you can still watch the BBC, but you’ll need a VPN to access it – FourFourTwo recommends ExpressVPN, which you can get for £5.92 a month, plus three months free.
UK: ITV – Half of all World Cup games
People living in the UK can also access channels on television and online with confirmation of a TV license.
When you’re out of the country, you can still watch ITV, but you’ll need a VPN to access it
Australia: SBS – every World Cup game
SBS is showing every game live in Australia, and setting up an SBS On Demand account is free for those who live Down Under.
When you’re out of the country, you can still watch SBS, but you’ll need a VPN to access it – FourFourTwo recommends
All of the games in the UK are either on the BBC or ITV.
BBC iPlayer(opens in new tab) (free)
ITV Hub(opens in new tab) (free)
Fox are the World Cup rights holders in the States. Games are on Fox or FS1 cable channels.
If you don’t have cable, you can use services such Sling and FuboTV to get the Fox channels. You can also watch the games on Peacock TV with Spanish commentary.
TSN is showing every game. You can subscribe for direct streaming or get it as part of your cable package.
As in the UK, coverage of the World Cup 2022 is entirely free to air. You can watch all 64 games on the SBS TV channel and stream it online too with SBS On Demand.
Paid provider Sky Sports are the World Cup 2022 rights holder in New Zealand. You can watch as part of your Sky subscription of pick up a Sky Now TV pass. There is also a 7-day free trial.
How to watch the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 in Nigeria
In Nigeria, SuperSport holds exclusive rights to broadcast every game at the World Cup. The South African-based company has a series of channels that cover sports competitions, especially football.
List of SuperSport channels to follow the World Cup action
SuperSport Premier League – 203
SuperSport La Liga – 204
SuperSport Football – 205
SuperSport Variety 1 – 206
SuperSport Variety 2 – 207
SuperSport Variety 4 – 209
SuperSport Football Plus
222 and 223, 202
SuperSport OTT (1-3)
For more, you can check the full list of DStv sports channels
Where to get SuperSport
DStv and Gotv
DStv is one of the most popular Digital Satellite Television in Sub-Saharan Africa, providing direct broadcast satellite service.
You can subscribe to DStv by purchasing a new decoder and dish.
Gotv, on the other hand, is a subsidy of DStv, which can be seen as an alternative to DStv as its prices are the least expensive.
Show max and DStv Now
Show max is an online streaming platform owned by DStv. You watch live football games, including the World Cup, by visiting the show max official website.