The World Cup will be held for the first time in an Arab country, where Qatar will host the competitions from November 21 to December 18, 2022, with the participation of 32 countries.
10 African teams qualified for the deciding stage of the World Cup qualifiers, to compete among themselves during next March, where each team from the first classification will play against another from the second classification back and forth to determine the five qualified for the next round. World Cup.
Algeria, Morocco, Senegal, Nigeria and Tunisia qualified for the first classification, and Egypt, Cameroon, Ghana, Mali and the Democratic Republic of the Congo are among the teams in the second classification.
The European qualifiers for the World Cup have ended, with the exception of the play-off stage, which included several major teams, most notably Italy and Portugal, to heat up the competition between them next March.
Twelve teams compete in the European play-off, for only 3 cards in the World Cup, in cup matches in 3 tracks.
Italy plays against North Macedonia, while Portugal plays against Turkey, for the two winners to play against each other for the qualification ticket, while Russia plays against Poland in the same way as Sweden and the Czech Republic, so that one team among them qualifies for the finals, Scotland faces Ukraine and Wales plays against Austria in another competition that qualifies for it. Only one selection.
The Asian qualifiers for the World Cup finals resume in the same year as the World Cup, where the twelve teams were divided into two groups, so that the champion and runner-up qualified directly for the World Cup, while the third from each group entered the qualifying playoff.
After 6 rounds, Iran leads the first group with 16 points, followed by South Korea with 14 points, and the UAE occupies the third place that qualifies for the supplement with 6 points.
While Saudi Arabia leads Group Two with 16 points, 4 points ahead of runner-up Japan, and Australia occupies the third place that qualifies for the supplement with 11 points.
African Nations Cup
After a great struggle, Cameroon succeeded in confirming its hosting of the African Cup of Nations with the support and sponsorship of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), to start the competitions from January 9 to February 6 2022.
The tournament witnesses the participation of 24 teams for the second time in its history, after the Egypt Championship 2019 witnessed the first expansion of the number of teams from 16 to 24 teams.
clubs World Cup
The UAE capital, Abu Dhabi, will host the FIFA Club World Cup from February 3 to February 12, with a distinguished Arab participation, with the attendance of 3 clubs from the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
The Emirati Al Jazira participates as the champion of the organizing country, and the Saudi Al Hilal plays after winning the Asian Champions League, and Al-Ahly of Egypt appears for winning the African Champions League.
Arab football seeks an unprecedented achievement in the Club World Cup, where Al Ain and Al Raja of Morocco succeeded in winning the silver medal, and Al Ahly of Egypt won the bronze twice, so that the gold remains an Arab dream that everyone seeks.
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