FIFA announces the postponement of the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup due to Corona virus


he decided The International Federation of Football “FIFA”, officially, today, Thursday, postponed the Asian qualifying matches for the World Cup 2022 and the Asian Cup 2023, respectively, which were scheduled to be held in March due to the spread of the Corona virus without revealing the dates of its establishment, and the FIFA issued “FIFA” An official statement in which he said, “FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation met at the headquarters of the International Federation to discuss football activities in Asia, and the two parties agreed that the health and safety of all football players should be a top priority.”

“On this basis, the relevant member federations will now be notified of a formal proposal to postpone the next matches in the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and Asian Cup 2023, and the International and Asian Federations will provide a briefing on these matches in the coming days after consultation with the member federations of the AFC for football“.

“The other topics discussed also included South Korea and China facing the Olympic women’s qualifiers, in addition to the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020,” concluded the FIFA statement.

In his statement, FIFA confirmed that he would continue to monitor the situation with regard to the Corona virus, in cooperation with the World Health Organization, continental federations and member national federations, and information on other international matches could also be provided by the relevant continental or local federation.


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