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2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia postponed due to Coronavirus!

Following consultation with Asia’s member associations, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the upcoming Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar as follows: Matches originally scheduled to take place during the international window of March 23-31, 2020 and June 1-9, 2020 are …

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India’s remaining joint 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers postponed!

The 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualification round 2 matches which were scheduled to be played in March and June 2020 have been postponed till further confirmation. In a letter the AFC wrote, “FIFA and AFC will discuss further details of the postponed matches and communicate to the …

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FIFA & AFC considering postponing 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers!

FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met at the Home of FIFA in Zurich to discuss football activities in Asia. For both FIFA and the AFC, the well-being and health of all individuals involved in football matches remains the highest priority, and as such, a formal proposal to postpone …

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Why India will host Afghanistan in 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Kolkata!

The Indian National Team will be playing their last Group E league match of the joint 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan in Kolkata on June 9, 2020, the Emergency Committee of AIFF has approved. The Blue Tigers will be flying to Kolkata directly from Dhaka …

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AFC & FIFA to decide on upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) officials will meet with FIFA this week to discuss the status of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup – Asian Qualifiers scheduled for March and June 2020. Due to the heightened health concerns and ever extending travel restrictions around the spreading …

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Kolkata to host India’s crucial 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier vs Afghanistan!

The AIFF Emergency Committee has formally approved the Saltlake Stadium in Kolkata as the venue for the joint 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifier between India and Afghanistan on June 9, 2020. The Saltlake Stadium had witnessed the India vs Bangladesh match on October 15 last year which …

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India’s Igor Stimac: We have planned to utilise the maximum time possible!

India head coach Igor Stimac announced an 18-day national team camp to “utilise the maximum time possible” before the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Qatar, which is scheduled to be played in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on March 26. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 7:30pm IST. “Time is …

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Coach Stimac names India probables for Qatar qualifier in Bhubaneswar!

Indian national team head coach Igor Stimac has called-up 43 players for the preparatory camp ahead of the joint 2022 FIFA World Cup/2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Qatar on March 26 in Bhubaneswar. With the ISL finals only to be played on March 14, coach Stimac decided to divide …

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Qatar on track to welcome the world with just 1,000 days to go until the 2022 FIFA World Cup!

In exactly 1,000 days, the world will gather again for the biggest football show on Earth – in the most unique setting yet. The compact nature of the first FIFA World Cup in the Middle East and Arab world will ensure that fans of all 32 teams are always within …

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Tim Cahill joins Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy as an official ambassador!

Australian football legend Tim Cahill has been unveiled as an official ambassador for the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), at a special event in Qatar. Cahill, 40, becomes the latest renowned name to join the SC family – and accompanies Xavi, Samuel Eto’o, Cafu plus a number of …

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