With the 2022 Qatar World Cup underway, fans all over the world are tuning in to catch these soccer matches. The FIFA WC will undoubtedly be the most spectated sporting event of the entire year, as the FIFA WC is every year it is on.
Unfortunately for Malaysia fans, their favorite team did not qualify for the WC this year. Malaysia made it to the second round of the WC qualifiers and was doing quite well but in the end, they lost to Indonesia (2-0), Bahrain (2-0), Vietnam (2-1), Jordan (4-0), and they met their ultimate end at the hands of Uzbekistan, who beating Malaysia 5-0, as a result, Malaysia lost the chance to represent themselves in Qatar.
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However, despite blows to morale, interest in the WC in Malaysia is still sky-high as they are a football nation. If you’re one that has an enormous interest in the games up ahead, read on to learn how to watch the 2022 Qatar WC in Malaysia.
TV Channels to Watch WC 2022 in Malaysia
The main source of sports coverage in Malaysia is Astro. Astro also known as ‘All-Asian Satellite Television and Radio Operator, is not a TV channel, but a television provider via satellite. If you are a user of Astro already and are subscribed to the sports package, you will get complimentary access to stream all 64 matches of the 2022 Qatar WC. on two dedicated channels:
If you’re not subscribed to the sports package Astro is still offering free access to the 2022 Qatar WC if you sign up for their internet and TV bundle package.
If you’re a person who doesn’t have time to sit and enjoy watching the games because you’re always on the go, you can still tune in to the matches via RTM. RTM is Malaysia’s department of broadcasting, and RTM gained the broadcasting media right to broadcast the 2022 WC from FIFA on August 14, 2022.
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How to Stream Qatar 2022 in Malaysia
Astro is broadcasting the 2022 WC matches on television via satellite, but Astro also has a free streaming companion app called Astro GO. Astro GO is free for any Astro customer and Astro Go will be streaming all the 2022 WC matches same as Astro.
RTM or Radio Televisyen Malaysia developed a streaming media service platform called RTM Myklik. RTM Myklik is also an app same as ‘Astro go’ and can be found on most app stores.
Devices to Live Stream Qatar 2022 in Malaysia.
Astro and RTM are both accessible via television and a subscription. So both are rather limited in terms of supportive devices. However, this is the very reason why both Astro and RTM created their own respective mobile apps. The aforementioned ‘Astro go’ and RTM Myklil are both downloadable on any IOS or Android mobile device. There also accessible from web browsers via laptop or desktop.
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Qatar 2022 Schedule
The WC starts with the Group Stage on November 20th at with a match between host country Qatar and Ecuador. The matches through December 2nd are listed on the schedule. All times are in EST. The knockout phase runs immediately after the Group Stage:
- Round of 16 (December 3-6)
- Quarter-Finals (December 9-10)
- Semi-Finals (December 13-14)
- Third-Place Play-Off (December 17)
- WC Final (December 18)
|20 Nov||Qatar vs Ecuador||A||Al Bayt Stadium|
|21 Nov||England vs Iran||B||Khalifa International Stadium|
|21 Nov||Senegal vs Netherlands||A||Al Thumama Stadium|
|21 Nov||USA vs Wales||B||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|22 Nov||Argentina vs Saudi Arabia||C||Lusail Stadium|
|22 Nov||Denmark vs Tunisia||D||Education City Stadium|
|22 Nov||Mexico vs Poland||C||Stadium 974|
|22 Nov||Australia vs France||D||Al Janoub Stadium|
|23 Nov||Morocco vs Croatia||F||Al Bayt Stadium|
|23 Nov||Germany vs Japan||E||Khalifa International Stadium|
|23 Nov||Spain vs Costa Rica||E||Al Thumama Stadium|
|23 Nov||Belgium vs Canada||F||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|24 Nov||Switzerland vs Cameroon||G||Al Janoub Stadium|
|24 Nov||Uruguay vs South Korea||H||Education City Stadium|
|24 Nov||Portugal vs Ghana||H||Stadium 974|
|24 Nov||Brazil vs Serbia||G||Lusail Stadium|
|25 Nov||Wales vs Iran||B||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|25 Nov||Qatar vs Senegal||A||Al Thumama Stadium|
|25 Nov||Netherlands vs Ecuador||A||Khalifa International Stadium|
|25 Nov||England vs USA||B||Al Bayt Stadium|
|26 Nov||Tunisia vs Australia||D||Al Janoub Stadium|
|26 Nov||Poland vs Saudi Arabia||C||Education City Stadium|
|26 Nov||France vs Denmark||D||Stadium 974|
|26 Nov||Argentina vs Mexico||C||Lusail Stadium|
|27 Nov||Japan vs Costa Rica||E||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|27 Nov||Belgium vs Morocco||F||Al Thumama Stadium|
|27 Nov||Canada vs Croatia||F||Khalifa International Stadium|
|27 Nov||Spain vs Germany||E||Al Bayt Stadium|
|28 Nov||Cameroon vs Serbia||G||Al Janoub Stadium|
|28 Nov||South Korea vs Ghana||H||Education City Stadium|
|28 Nov||Brazil vs Switzerland||G||Stadium 974|
|28 Nov||Portugal vs Uruguay||H||Lusail Stadium|
|29 Nov||Ecuador vs Senegal||A||Khalifa International Stadium|
|29 Nov||Netherlands vs Qatar||A||Al Bayt Stadium|
|29 Nov||Iran vs USA||B||Al Thumama Stadium|
|29 Nov||Wales vs England||B||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|30 Nov||Tunisia vs France||D||Education City Stadium|
|30 Nov||Australia vs Denmark||D||Al Janoub Stadium|
|30 Nov||Poland vs Argentina||C||Stadium 974|
|30 Nov||Saudi Arabia vs Mexico||C||Lusail Stadium|
|1 Dec||Belgium vs Croatia||F||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|1 Dec||Canada vs Morocco||F||Al Thumama Stadium|
|1 Dec||Japan vs Spain||E||Khalifa International Stadium|
|1 Dec||Costa Rica vs Germany||E||Al Bayt Stadium|
|2 Dec||South Korea vs Portugal||H||Education City Stadium|
|2 Dec||Ghana vs Uruguay||H||Al Janoub Stadium|
|2 Dec||Serbia vs Switzerland||G||Stadium 974|
|2 Dec||Cameroon vs Brazil||G||Lusail Stadium|
|3 Dec||Netherlands vs USA||Round of 16||Khalifa International Stadium|
|3 Dec||Argentina vs Australia||Round of 16||Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium|
|4 Dec||France vs Poland||Round of 16||Al Thumama Stadium|
|4 Dec||England vs Senegal||Round of 16||Al Bayt Stadium|
|5 Dec||Japan vs Croatia||Round of 16||Al Janoub Stadium|
|5 Dec||Brazil vs South Korea||Round of 16||Stadium 974|
|6 Dec||Morocco vs Spain||Round of 16||Education City Stadium|
|6 Dec||Portugal vs Switzerland||Round of 16||Lusail Stadium|
|9 Dec||Brazil vs Croatia||Quarter-Finals||Education City Stadium|
|9 Dec||Netherlands vs Argentina||Quarter-Finals||Lusail Stadium|
|10 Dec||Morocco vs Portugal||Quarter-Finals||Al Thumama Stadium|
|10 Dec||England vs France||Quarter-Finals||Al Bayt Stadium|
|13 Dec||Argentina vs Croatia||Semi-Finals||Lusail Stadium|
|14 Dec||France vs Morocco||Semi-Finals||Al Bayt Stadium|
|17 Dec||Croatia vs Morocco||Third Place Play-off||Khalifa International Stadium|
|18 Dec||Argentina vs France||Final||Lusail Stadium|
Malaysia Fans may have to wait until next year to see their nation represented by the women’s national team in the WC. But fans across Malaysia will still find that the Men’s WC in Qatar is overflowing with exciting football to watch. Be sure to catch all the matches with the options mentioned above.
World Cup Qatar 2022 Viewer’s Guides Outside the US
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