Jerusalem News Agency – FIFA statement on postponing World Cup qualifying matches for Qatar 2022 and Asian Cup 2023


FIFA, in agreement with the AFC, has announced an official proposal to postpone the Asian qualifying matches to the 2022 World Cup and Asian Cup 2023.

The International FederationsFIFA“Asiatic”AFCFootball, a meeting at the headquarters of “FIFA” yesterday, Thursday, to discuss football activities in Asia.

The International Federation announced through its website the following:

For each ofFIFA” And”AFC“The health and safety of all football players remains a top priority. On this basis, the member associations concerned will now be notified of a formal proposal to postpone the next matches in the Asian qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup, and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.”

Will present FIFA AndAFC Briefing on these matches in the coming days after consulting with the AFC member associations.

Other topics discussed included South Korea and China in the Women’s Olympic Qualifiers, as well as the AFC Futsal Championship Turkmenistan 2020.

This will continue FIFA Monitor the situation in relation to COVID-19 In cooperation with the World Health Organization, continental federations and member national federations. Information about other international matches may also be provided by the relevant continental or local federation.


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