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Foobtall will always be first and foremost in sports news in Costa Rica. And what better news than to get udpates on the FIFA World Cup? In two years, Bookie Pay Per Head sportsbooks will be featuring one of the biggest events in football: the World Cup. The 2020 World Cup will be held in Qatar. The kickoff event of the 2020 Men’s World Cup will be at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar. The stadium is capable of seating 60,000.  The World Cup will open on November 21. The World Cup final will be held on December 18, and will be at the Lusail Stadium in Doha, which can seat 80,000 people.

With the schedules announced, PPH Service providers will be beginning to look at betting options for the World Cup. Here in Costa Rica, people will have to wake up as early as 4:00 am to catch the first match of the day. Group matches will be kicking off every three hours, the first at 4:00 am. The last match of the day will be starting as late as 10:00 pm local time.

 2022 Qatar World Cup

The qualification for the 2020 World Cup is already ongoing in both Asia and Africa. As for the other continents, the qualification is yet to begin.  As for CONCACAF, the typical hexagonal tournament may not be possible this time. Given the changes in the timelines due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it may be more practical to have a group format instead. There will be more FIFA windows for both men’s and women’s soccer over the following year. Something which, of course, every sportsbook pay per head will be offering odds on.

The decision on allowing a change on the format, which is the six-team round-robin, the FIFA Council will be decide on the qualifying process for CONCACAF. For now, certain tournaments, such as the 2020 Under-20s Women’s World Cup tournament will not happen this August in Costa Rica and Panama. This event may be postponed to early 2021. But this may change, depending on the current conditions of the pandemic. As always, the health and safety of athletes and staff are the top priority during these times.  

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