FIFA World Cup 2022 Subscription Prices & Promotions in Singapore (And Where You Can Watch For Free)

Kendra Tan

Kendra Tan

Last updated 18 November, 2022

Football fans in Singapore, expect to shell out at least S$98 if you're planning to subscribe to FIFA World Cup 2022 packages. Here’s how you can save money while doing so.

Football season is upon us once again, with 32 teams from around the world participating in FIFA World Cup 2022.

The tournament, which is hosted by Qatar, will be happening from 20 November 2022 to 18 December 2022.

Whether you’re a fervent fan of football or simply just want to tune into the action, here's all the information you need on where to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 games in Singapore and how you can save money on FIFA World Cup 2022 subscriptions. 

Who will be playing in FIFA World Cup 2022?

The 2022 World Cup will commence with 32 teams in eight groups of four:

Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea

Full FIFA World Cup 2022 schedule (Singapore time)

A total of 64 matches will be played in eight stadiums across five cities in Qatar.

This includes the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, which will host the opening match between Qatar and Ecuador on 21 November2022, 12am (Singapore time).

2022 FIFA World Cup Schedule in Singapore Time (SGT)

S.No.
Match No. Date Time (SGT) Teams Venue Stage
1. 1. November 21, 2022 12:00 AM Qatar vs Ecuador Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
2. 3. November 21, 2022 9:00 PM England vs Iran Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
3. 2. November 22, 2022 12:00 AM Senegal vs Netherlands Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
4. 4. November 22, 2022 3:00 AM USA vs Wales Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
5. 8. November 22, 2022 6:00 PM Argentina vs Saudi Arabia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
6. 6. November 22, 2022 9:00 PM Denmark vs Tunisia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
7. 7. November 23, 2022 12:00 AM Mexico vs Poland Stadium 974, Doha Group C
8. 5. November 23, 2022 3:00 AM France vs Australia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
9. 12. November 23, 2022 6:00 PM Morocco vs Croatia Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group F
10. 11. November 23, 2022 9:00 PM Germany vs Japan Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
11. 10. November 24, 2022 12:00 AM Spain vs Costa Rica Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group E
12. 9. November 24, 2022 3:00 AM Belgium vs Canada Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
13. 13. November 24, 2022 6:00 PM Switzerland vs Cameroon Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
14. 14. November 24, 2022 9:00 PM Uruguay vs South Korea Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
15. 15. November 25, 2022 12:00 AM Portugal vs Ghana Stadium 974, Doha Group H
16. 16. November 25, 2022 3:00 AM Brazil vs Serbia Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
17. 17. November 25, 2022 6:00 PM Wales vs Iran Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
18. 18. November 25, 2022 9:00 PM Qatar vs Senegal Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group A
19. 19. November 26, 2022 12:00 AM Netherlands vs Ecuador Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
20. 20. November 26, 2022 3:00 AM England vs USA Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group B
21. 21. November 26, 2022 6:00 PM Tunisia vs Australia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
22. 22. November 26, 2022 9:00 PM Poland vs Saudi Arabia Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group C
23. 23. November 27, 2022 12:00 AM France vs Denmark Stadium 974, Doha Group D
24. 24. November 27, 2022 3:00 AM Argentina vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
25. 25. November 27, 2022 6:00 PM Japan vs Costa Rica Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
26. 26. November 27, 2022 9:00 PM Belgium vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
27. 27. November 28, 2022 12:00 AM Croatia vs Canada Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
28. 28. November 28, 2022 3:00 AM Spain vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
29. 29. November 28, 2022 6:00 PM Cameroon vs Serbia Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group G
30. 30. November 28, 2022 9:00 PM South Korea vs Ghana Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
31. 31. November 29, 2022 12:00 AM Brazil vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
32. 32. November 29, 2022 3:00 AM Portugal vs Uruguay Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group H
33. 35. November 29, 2022 11:00 PM Ecuador vs Senegal Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group A
34. 36. November 29, 2022 11:00 PM Netherlands vs Qatar Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group A
35. 33. November 30, 2022 3:00 AM Wales vs England Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group B
36. 34. November 30, 2022 3:00 AM Iran vs USA Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group B
37. 37. November 30, 2022 11:00 PM Australia vs Denmark Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group D
38. 38. November 30, 2022 11:00 PM Tunisia vs France Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group D
39. 39. December 1, 2022 3:00 AM Poland vs Argentina Stadium 974, Doha Group C
40. 40. December 1, 2022 3:00 AM Saudi Arabia vs Mexico Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group C
41. 41. December 1, 2022 11:00 PM Croatia vs Belgium Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Group F
42. 42. December 1, 2022 11:00 PM Canada vs Morocco Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Group F
43. 43. December 2, 2022 3:00 AM Japan vs Spain Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Group E
44. 44. December 2, 2022 3:00 AM Costa Rica vs Germany Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Group E
45. 45. December 2, 2022 11:00 PM Ghana vs Uruguay Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Group H
46. 46. December 2, 2022 11:00 PM South Korea vs Portugal Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Group H
47. 47. December 3, 2022 3:00 AM Serbia vs Switzerland Stadium 974, Doha Group G
48. 48. December 3, 2022 3:00 AM Cameroon vs Brazil Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Group G
49. 49. December 3, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
50. 50. December 4, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Group C vs Runner-up Group D Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
51 52. December 4, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Group D vs Runner-up Group C Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Round of 16
52. 51. December 5, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Round of 16
53. 53. December 5, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Group E vs Runner-up Group F Al Janoub Stadium, Al Wakrah Round of 16
54. 54. December 6, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Group G vs Runner-up Group H Stadium 974, Doha Round of 16
55. 55. December 6, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Group F vs Runner-up Group E Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Round of 16
56. 56. December 7, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Group H vs Runner-up Group G Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Round of 16
57 58. December 9, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Match 53 vs Winner Match 54 Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan Quarter-finals
58. 57. December 10, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Match 49 vs Winner Match 50 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Quarter-finals
59. 60. December 10, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Match 55 vs Winner Match 56 Al Thumama Stadium, Doha Quarter-finals
60. 59. December 11, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Match 51 vs Winner Match 52 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Quarter-finals
61. 61. December 14, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Match 57 vs Winner Match 58 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Semi-finals
62. 62. December 15, 2022 3:00 AM Winner Match 59 vs Winner Match 60 Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor Semi-finals
63. 63. December 17, 2022 11:00 PM Loser Match 61 vs Loser Match 62 Khalifa International Stadium, Al Rayyan Third place
64. 64. December 18, 2022 11:00 PM Winner Match 61 vs Winner Match 62 Lusail Iconic Stadium, Lusail Final

Source: Schedule World

How to watch FIFA World Cup 2022 in Singapore 

On 30 October 2022, Mediacorp, StarHub and Singtel announced that they will be broadcasting all 64 games on several platforms. 

This marks the second time the three companies are teaming up to deliver paid subscription broadcasts of the event, with the previous one being the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

There are several ways you can catch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Singapore: 

  • Free-to-air on TV/online
  • Paid subscriptions
  • Free screenings at various locations around Singapore

Free-to-air: 9 FIFA World Cup 2022 matches available for free on Channel 5 and meWATCH

A total of nine games, mainly the opening, five group stage matches, two semi-finals, and the final, will be available for free on Mediacorp's Channel 5 and meWATCH. 

Highlight videos of all 64 matches will also be available for free on meWATCH. 

Free-to-air FIFA World Cup 2022 matches in Singapore full schedule (Channel 5)

Date Start time (Singapore time) Live match
21 November 2022 12PM Opening match - Qatar vs Ecuador
25 November 2022 12AM Group match - Portugal vs Ghana
26 November 2022 12AM Group match - Netherlands vs Ecuador
27 November 2022 3PM Group match - Argentina vs Mexico
30 November 2022 11PM Group match - Tunisia vs France
2 December 2022 11PM Group match - Ghana vs Uruguay
14 December 2022 3AM Semi-final
15 December 2022 3AM Semi-final
18 December 2022 11PM Final

Source: Channel News Asia

Paid subscriptions: How much does it cost to watch FIFA World Cup 2022?

For those looking to watch more than just the free nine matches, you'll have to pay at least S$98. 

meWATCH, Singtel and StarHub customers can subscribe to a World Cup package for an early bird price of S$98, which ends on 6 November 2022. After that, it will cost S$118.

Type Price (one-time purchase inclusive of GST) Sign-up date
Early Bird Price S$98 Now – 6 November 2022
Usual Price S$118 7 November 2022 – 18 December 2022

The prices are the same across all three platforms. 

This year sees a slight increase compared to 2018, when packages started from S$94 (early bird) and S$112 (regular). 

How can I purchase FIFA World Cup 2022 package in Singapore? 

FIFA World Cup 2022 paid subscription: meWATCH

Source: meWATCH

Best for: Football fans who aren't StarHub or Singtel users. 

For S$98, Stream all 64 FIFA World Cup 2022 matches live on any screen with meWATCH. Get 24/7 access to non-stop sporting action, game analysis with renowned sports personalities, match highlights and moments.

As there is no contract and no installation required, we think this package is extremely convenient to watch matches anywhere, anytime on any device. 

Subscribe here

FIFA World Cup 2022 paid subscription: StarHub

Source: StarHub

Best for: Existing StarHub users, or new StarHub TV customers who are planning to get broadband/cable TV

There are a few ways you can go about purchasing the World Cup package from StarHub. 

Existing StarHub users can opt for the FIFA World Cup™ Standalone package (S$98), which will get you the ultimate World Cup viewing experience with access to all 64 games live in HD​, match statistics, replays, highlights, interactive timeline and more. 

Ways to subscribe to FIFA World Cup 2022 on StarHub for existing members 
Option 1:
Subscribe via My Account Manager

Option 2:
Instant Buy via the set-top boxes
(Available from 1 Nov 2022)

Ways to subscribe to FIFA World Cup 2022 on StarHub for new sign-ups

StarHub FIFA World Cup 2022 packages offers

Offer Effective Price
TV+ (Entertainment+ / Asian+) FIFA World Cup™ bundle S$52.40/month
HomeHub+ FIFA World Cup™ bundle (1G/2G) From S$97.51/month
FIFA World Cup™ only One-time subscription

Early bird (Now – 6 November 2022): S$98
Usual price (from 7 November 2022): S$118

Click here for more information on StarHub's FIFA World Cup packages. 

FIFA World Cup 2022 paid subscription: Singtel

Source: Singtel

Best for: Existing Singtel users, or new Singtel customers who are planning to get broadband/cable TV

Kick off the ultimate football experience with your Singtel World Cup subscription. 

The S$98 package entitles you to watch all 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup, two dedicated 24/7 channels on Channels 141 and 142, as well as on demand. You'll also get to enjoy ultra-smooth, priority 5G streaming across the island on Singtel TV GO and CAST. 

How to get FIFA World Cup 2022 subscription for FREE on Singtel

If you're a football fan with an expiring TV subscription, consider re-contracting or signing up for any Singtel TV Trio Pack to enjoy all the football action for FREE.

Do take note that your package needs to be more than S$52.90 per month, on a 24-month subscription period to enjoy the perks. 

Alternatively, you can subscribe to an a la carte package on CAST.sg or SingtelTV. 

Source: SingtelTV

How to save money on your FIFA World Cup 2022 subscription in Singapore 

While the price of a la carte FIFA World Cup 2022 subscription packages are same across the board at S$98, there are still some ways you can watch it for less, or at least get some cash back or earn miles out of it. 

Here are some of our favourite credit cards to use on online/TV subscriptions: 

1. DBS Woman’s World Card

Earn 4mpd on online transactions.

2. Citi Rewards 

Earn 4mpd on online transactions.

3. UOB Absolute Cashback Card

Welcome Gift: Receive S$300 cash credit when you sign up and make a min. spend of S$1,000 for 2 consecutive months from card approval date. This promotion is only applicable to the first 100 new-to-UOB credit card members. Valid till 31 January 2023. T&Cs apply.

Get 1.7% cashback with no min. spend and no spend exclusions. 


Free screenings at various locations around Singapore

If you don't wish to pay for the subscriptions, here are several ways and places you can continue to watch the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Singapore for free: 

People’s Association Community Clubs

Schedule

Singapore Sports Hub & ActiveSG Sport Centres
  • Singapore Sports Hub – Stadium Boulevard, S271003
  • Toa Payoh Sports Centre – 297 Toa Payoh Lorong 6, S319389
  • Pasir Ris Sports Centre – 120 Pasir Ris Central, S519640
  • Woodlands Sports Centre – 2 Woodlands Street 12, S738599
  • Hougang Sports Centre – 93 Hougang Avenue 4, S538832
  • Jurong West Sports Centre – 20 Jurong West Street 93, S648965

Schedule

SAFRA Clubs

Schedule

Changi Airport

Schedule

McDonald's

The golden arches will be screening every. single. live. match. FOR. FREE.

Here are the 19 McDonald's outlets in Singapore that will be screening the World Cup matches:

McDonald's Ang Mo Kio 51 Ang Mo Kio Ave 3, #01-04, 51@AMK 569922
McDonald's Ang Mo Kio 4 Block 163, Ang Mo Kio, Avenue 4 #01-438, Singapore 560163
McDonald's Ang Mo Kio Park 10 Ang Mo Kio Street 12, Singapore 567740
McDonald's Punggol Safra 9 Sentul Crescent #03-05 Punggol Safra, Singapore 828654
McDonald's Sengkang Sports Complex 57 Anchorvale Road #02-03, Sengkang Sports Centre, Singapore 544964
McDonald's Hougang Street 21 Blk 208, Hougang Street 21, Singapore 530208
McDonald's Geylang East Central 113 Aljunied Avenue 2 #01-01, Singapore 380113
McDonald's Keat Hong Blk 818 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 1, #01-02, Singapore 680818
McDonald's Yishun Safra 60 Yishun Avenue 4 #01-11 SAFRA Yishun Country Club, Singapore 769027
McDonald's SengKang Rivervale Blk 118 Rivervale Drive #01-32, Singapore 540118
McDonald's Woodlands Mart Blk 768 Woodlands Avenue 6 #01-01, Singapore 730768
McDonald's Bedok Reservoir Blk 632 Bedok Reservoir Road #01-850, Singapore 470632
McDonald's Pasir Ris Sports Complex 120 Pasir Ris Central #01-12, Pasir Ris Sports Centre, Singapore 519640
McDonald's Tampines Neighborhood 3 5 Tampines Street 32 #01-01, Tampines Mart, Singapore 529284
McDonald's Kallang 200 Stadium Boulevard, Singapore 397801
McDonald's Fajar Blk 445 Fajar Road #01-520, Singapore 670445
McDonald's Jurong Bowl 1A Yuan Ching Road, SuperBowl Complex, Singapore 618640
McDonald's Jurong East 24 Blk 256 Jurong East Street 24 #01-381, Singapore 
McDonald's Serangoon Avenue 3 Blk 267 Serangoon Avenue 3 #01-37, Singapore 550267

Where you can watch FIFA World Cup 2022 online for free

As a number of countries around the world will provide free coverage of the FIFA World Cup, one hack to to use a VPN to stream from those countries. 

Some countries/websites that will air all 64 World Cup matches for free include:

  • Australia's SBS channel
  • Austria’s ORF and ServusTV (free German-language coverage)
  • Belgium's RTBF (French-language broadcaster)
  • Brazilian streaming platform Globoplay (Portuguese commentary)
  • Denmark's DR
  • France’s free streaming platform TFI

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