Fixtures in a football competition

In any major competition, such as the World Cup, teams must play a series of fixtures. Here are the Arabic names for those fixtures.

Fixtures Jadwal almubārayāt
جدول المباريـــات
Opening ceremony ḥafl al’iftitāḥ
حفل الافتتاح
Opening match almubārāt al’iftitāḥiyya
المباراة الافتتاحية
Groups almajmūˁāt
Group stage dawr almajmūˁāt
دور المجموعات
Knockout stage marḥalat khurūj almaghlūb
مرحلة خروج المغلوب
Last 16 dawr assittata ˁashar
دور الستة عشر
Quarterfinals rubˁ annihā’ī
ربع النهائي
Semi-finals niṣf annihā’ī
نصف النهائي
Third place play-off almarkaz ath-thālith
مباراة المركز الثالث
Final annihā’ī
World champion baṭal alˁālam
بطل العالم

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