Top apps to stay updated with FIFA World Cup
The World Cup craze is still going strong as more of our favourite teams are qualifying from the group stage and entering knockout rounds. However, for games that are happening while we are stuck at work or on road, it can be difficult to get the important updates on the go. Here are the five best apps you can use to always stay updated with the matches as they happen real time. All of these apps are available in the Google Play Store for Android devices and Apple App Store for IOS devices.
The official FIFA tracker app by FIFA themselves is the go-to app to satisfy your World Cup craze. After quickly registering your FIFA+ account, you can use the app to check all sorts of information regarding the ongoing matches, including highlights of past games, scores and leaderboard, each participating team and their stats, etc. You can even additional content such as compilations of best goals, best saves and all goals so far in the tournament. Since this official app asks for your home region during account registration, it provides updates based on your local time.
As a part of the Bangladeshi FIFA audience, you should know by now about Toffee's free streaming service, which is currently airing the live FIFA World Cup 2022 matches. Aside from live coverage, the Toffee mobile app also has video compilations of match highlights and goals of the week, which can be viewed straight in the app. As for live streaming, Toffee provides two channels: regular and premium, the latter of which comes without ads and requires a subscription.
If you are looking for an app to keep track of all your favourite teams in regular non-FIFA leagues, FotMob is a good choice. When opening the app for the first time, it will tell you to choose the teams and players you want to follow. Afterwards, in the app's 'Following' tab, you can easily keep track of your favourite teams and players, including when their next match is, for which league and versus whom. For the ongoing FIFA tournament specifically, the main menu of FotMob shows live updates of the score and information on upcoming matches.
SofaScore is a preferred app for checking updates on all sorts of sports, including but not limited to football, cricket, tennis, basketball, volleyball and even esports. When opening the app, you will be asked to choose the sports you want to follow, after which you can receive a variety of information regarding the games you want to follow. You can also pin the leagues you personally prefer so they appear on the app's main menu. There's also an in-progress tournaments section in SofaScore that keeps tracks of many relevant national and international sporting events. As for FIFA, aside from checking live scores, you can also check the app's power rankings and fan ratings for the ongoing tournament.
Like most other sports tracker apps, you can also choose your favourite leagues and teams to follow on 365 Scores. You can also include players you want to follow to receive notifications regarding their birthdays and special occasions. It also has a News section that collects online articles and journals on ongoing tournaments. The Stats section keeps track of live and past games, which is especially helpful to stay updated during the current FIFA event. There is also an interactive quizzes section that rewards in-app currency for playing games.
If these apps don't satisfy you for some reason, you can always use the ever-reliable Google Search to quickly lookup scores, stats and leaderboard of the ongoing FIFA World Cup. However, having instant alerts and up-to-date information from dedicated apps is usually a more reliable option.