FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Postponed To 2021

 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers Postponed To 2021

The qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 have been postponed to 2021.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday disclosed that the postponement was due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“With the aim of protecting the health and safety of all participants, FIFA and the AFC will continue to work together to closely monitor the situation in the region and to identify new dates for the respective qualifying matches,’’ AFC said.

News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) reports that the decision had been jointly made by FIFA and AFC in light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, with the matches scheduled for October and November being pushed back to 2021.

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