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The first group in the 2022 World Cup will be interesting, as host Qatar will join the African Championship Senegal, in addition to the Netherlands and Ecuador.

[ MORE: Full schedule for 2022 World Cup ]

It really is a wide open group and the host nation (which is a big outsider) will think they have a chance to reach the playoffs if things go their way and the local fans inspire them.

But there is no doubt that the Netherlands and Senegal are the favorites as Virgil van Dijk will lead the Dutch side as they seek to make up for their absence from the 2018 tournament, while Senegal leads Sadio Mane in a bid to improve their all-time best. Finished reaching the quarter-finals in 2002.

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Below is everything you need to know about the 2022 FIFA World Cup Group A.

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Group A schedule (all kick-off times Eastern Time)

November 20: Qatar – Ecuador – Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor – 12 noon
November 21: Senegal – Netherlands – Al Thumama Stadium, Al Khor – 5 am
November, 25: Qatar vs Senegal – Al Thumama Stadium, Al Khor – 8am
November 25: Netherlands vs Ecuador – Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan – 11 am
November 29: Netherlands – Qatar – Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor – 10:00
November 29: Ecuador – Senegal – Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan – 10:00

When: 20-29 November 2022
Group stage matches begin: 5am, 8am, 10am, 11am
Site: Qatar
English TV channel: Fox
Spanish language TV channel: Telemundo, Universe, Peacock

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Qatar

Current FIFA World Ranking: 49
World Cup titles: 0
Number of participations in the World Cup: 0
How they qualified: As hosts
Coach: Felix Sanchez
Key players: Abdelkarim Hassan, Almoez Ali, Hassan Al-Haydos

Senegal

Current FIFA World Ranking: 18
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup participations: 2
Qualification method: beat Egypt in the CAF Qualifiers
Coach: Aliou Cisse
Key Players: Sadio Mane, Edward Mendy, Kalidou Koulibaly

Holland

Current FIFA World Ranking: 8
World Cup titles: 0
Number of participations in the World Cup: 10
How they qualify: UEFA automatic qualification (win Group G)
Coach: Louis van Gaal
Key Players: Virgil van Dijk, Memphis Depay, Frenkie de Jong

Ecuador

Current FIFA World Ranking: 44
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup participations: 3
How They Qualified: CONMEBOL Automatically Qualified (4th Place)
Coach: Gustavo Alfaro
Key players: Inner Valencia, Moises Caicedo, Pervis Estopinan

2022 World Cup Group A: Qatar, Senegal, Netherlands, Ecuador schedule, fixtures, standings originally featured on NBCSports.com

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