2022 FIFA World Cup Group G: Schedule, Fixtures, Time

FIFA World Cup Group G: The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be the 22nd edition of the international men’s soccer tournament and is scheduled to take place in Qatar from November 21st to December 18th, 2022. It will be the first World Cup ever to be held in the Arab world and the first in a Muslim-majority country. Group G of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will consist of four teams: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland and Cameroon.

For the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Neymar’s Brazil is one of the biggest faces in this group where two European qualifiers in front of them. Cameroon will contribute knowledge and energy. To prepare for the competition, the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup group stage took place in Doha, Qatar, on April 1, 2022.


The 2022 FIFA World Cup Group G will take place from November 24 to December 2, 2022. Brazil, one of FIFA’s top teams, and the champions of the European qualifying groups from Serbia, Switzerland, and Cameroon complete the group. The top two teams will continue on to the round of 16.

Brazil, a five-time world champion, will be making their 22nd World Cup appearance, while Switzerland will be making their 12th. Cameroon has made an appearance eight times and Serbia three times, with Cameroon’s greatest performance being in the quarterfinals of the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

Brazil is predicted to do more than only take Group G in the 2022 FIFA World Cup. They are the obvious choice to take the entire competition.

Eight groups (from A to H Group) including 32 teams from different nationalities will compete in the tournament, which will take place in five different cities throughout Qatar: Lusail, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, Al Wakrah, and Doha. The 2022 FIFA World Cup Group G is listed below.

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World Cup Group G team:


Without Brazil, the World Cup simply wouldn’t feel like a World Cup. The Selecao, which hasn’t won on the biggest stage since their fifth triumph in 2002, will try to end the 20-year reign of Europe.

Even though Argentina defeated their old rivals in last year’s Copa America final, many people still believe Brazil is the side most likely to win South America’s World Cup.

  • FIFA world ranking: No. 1 (August, 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 1st (CONMEBOL)
  • World Cup titles: 5
  • World Cup appearances (last): 21 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: CONMEBOL World Cup Qualification winners: 14W-0L-3D
  • Coach: Tite (Brazil) since June, 2016
  • Key players: Neymar , Marquinhos, Vinicius Jr.


Serbia didn’t qualify for Euro 2020, but it did secure a place in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup by winning its difficult qualifying group—which also included Portugal—and remaining undefeated. In fact, the Balkan nation’s late victory over Cristiano Ronaldo and company in November was what guaranteed them a place in the finals.

  • FIFA world ranking: No. 21 (November, 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 13th (UEFA)
  • World Cup titles: —
  • World Cup appearances (last): 12 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group A winners: 6W-0L-2D
  • Coach: Dragan Stojkovic (Serbia) since March, 2021
  • Key players: Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrovic , Luka Jovic.


When Switzerland defeated Bulgaria 4-0 at home in November to secure first place in Group C and secure an automatic spot in Qatar, they finally finished their World Cup qualification quest.

  • FIFA world ranking: No. 15 (November, 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 11th (UEFA)
  • World Cup appearances (last): 11 (Russia 2018)
  • How qualified: UEFA Group C winners: 5W-0L-3D
  • Coach: Murat Yakin (Switzerland) since August, 2021
  • Key players: Granit Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri, Manuel Akanji.


Veteran World Cup team Cameroon won a dramatic aggregate winner-take-all victory over Algeria in late March, securing their return to the finals for the first time since 2014.

The Indomitable Lions, who will be making their ninth World Cup appearance, have access to a number of experienced players who might play an important role in Qatar. It will be expected of Captain Vincent Aboubakar, an experienced international performer, to deliver.

  • Current FIFA world ranking: No. 43 (November, 2022)
  • Regional ranking: 7th (CAF)
  • World Cup appearances (last): 7 (Brazil 2014)
  • How qualified: CAF Third Round winners: (agg 2-2 vs. Algeria, Cameroon win on away goals)
  • Coach: Rigobert Song (Cameroon) since February, 2022
  • Key players: Vincent Aboubakar, Andre Onana , Karl Toko Ejambi.
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Group G fixtures and match schedule

DateMatchTime (ET)Stadium
Thurs, Nov. 24Switzerland 1, Cameroon 0HIGHLIGHTS 
Thu, Nov. 24Brazil 2, Serbia 0HIGHLIGHTS 
Mon, Nov. 28Cameroon vs. Serbia5 a.m.Al Janoub Stadium
Mon, Nov. 28Brazil vs. Switzerland11 a.m.Stadium 974
Fri, Dec. 2Cameroon vs. Brazil2 p.m.Lusail Stadium
Fri, Dec. 2Serbia vs. Switzerland2 p.m.Stadium 974

Frequently Asked Question:

How many Group matches in FIFA World Cup?

Eight groups (from A to H Group) including 32 teams from different nationalities will compete in the tournament

How many teams qualify from each group World Cup?

The top two teams from each group qualified to the World Cup, and the teams that finished third and fourth went on to the next phase. Fourth round: The winning team from each group’s third-placed team competed against the other team in a single match to advance to the inter-confederation play-offs.


It’s still early days in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, but Group G is already shaping up to be an intriguing battle. On one side you have Switzerland, a perennial powerhouse that will be looking to make a deep run in the tournament. On the other side is Serbia, a team that has underachieved in recent years but still has the talent to make a run at the title. And then there are the two dark horses in the group, Cameroon and Brazil, who could cause some upsets if things go their way. Whoever emerges from this group will have earned their place in the knockout rounds.

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