Asian Qualifiers Resume with Strong Confrontations

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Asian Qualifiers Resume with Strong Confrontations

The Asian double qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, resume with decisive confrontations in the last rounds, starting Friday.

The remaining matches will be held in a pool system, due to the repercussions of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

The first matches, between Japan and Myanmar, at Fukuda Denshi Arena, in Group F, only 4 matches have been played since November 2019, due to the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

The competition will return through 57 matches that will take place over 19 days, to settle qualifications for the final round of the joint qualifiers.

China will play at home against Guam next Sunday in the Suzhou Olympic Sports Complex, which hosts the remaining matches in Group A.


The competitions will continue with 13 matches scheduled for Thursday 3 June, as follows. In Group B, Nepal will play Chinese Taipei, and on the same day Australia will face host Kuwait.

As for Group C matches in Bahrain, Iran will face Hong Kong, and Bahrain hosts Cambodia.

In Group D, which matches in Riyadh, Palestine meets Singapore, in a confrontation in which the two teams seek to win in order to continue the competition to qualify for the Asian Cup.

The Group E competitions, hosted by Doha, will resume with a confrontation between Qatar and India, and Bangladesh will play against Afghanistan.

The competition will be intense in the Emirates in Group G, where the owners of the land play against Malaysia, while Thailand will face Indonesia, knowing that Vietnam leads the group standings.

Group H matches will resume on Saturday 5 June in South Korea, with Lebanon meeting Sri Lanka and South Korea with Turkmenistan.