Inter-continental Playoffs for the world Cup in Qatar in June 2022 | football

Zurich (Reuters) - as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the last participant for the soccer world Cup will be fixed in Qatar until mid-2022. The inter-con

Inter-continental Playoffs for the world Cup in Qatar in June 2022 | football

Zurich (Reuters) - as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, the last participant for the soccer world Cup will be fixed in Qatar until mid-2022.

The inter-continental Playoff qualifying games will be moved from March to June, as the FIFA Council decided in a video conference. Teams from Asia, South America, Oceania and North and Central America and the Caribbean from play then the last two Teams for the world Cup. The finals of the world tournament will be held from 21. November to 18. December 2022, in Qatar instead. The draw for the world Cup finals should be more at the beginning of April, said the President of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, on demand.

FIFA has also confirmed the schedule of the European football Union UEFA. Thus, the German national team in this year can three also game days of the best riding. According to the international window in September, can be contested in Europe in October and November, each of three games per secondment period.

As a Test Event for the world Cup will take place in December 2021, a pan-Arab Invitational tournament with 22 Teams from Africa and Asia. It is only available to players who play for Clubs from their respective countries will be. For the tournament, the stadiums and facilities of the world Cup is to be used.

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Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 02:33

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