India’s 2022 WC qualifying spherical match towards Qatar rescheduled to October 8

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The Indian soccer crew’s postponed 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying spherical recreation towards Asian champions Qatar at house was on Friday rescheduled to October Eight because the continental physique proposed new dates for the matches. India then tackle Bangladesh away on November 12 and host Afghanistan on November 17.

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC), in session with FIFA, introduced the proposed match dates for the remaining matches of Round 2 within the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers, which have been initially scheduled to happen in March and June however postponed in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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“Match Days 7 and eight are actually scheduled to happen on October Eight and 13, 2020 respectively whereas Match Days 9 and 10 are attributable to kick off on November 12 and 17, 2020,” the AFC mentioned in a press release.

“The newest resolution has been taken with a view to finishing the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2 by November 2020 and to start the following FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Asian Qualifiers Final Round in addition to the play-off matches for the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Round 3 Qualifiers by the March 2021 match dates within the FIFA International Calendar.”

India is already out of rivalry for berth within the 2022 FIFA World Cup. The crew remains to be within the reckoning for a spot within the 2023 AFC Asian Cup. The AFC mentioned it’s going to proceed to watch the state of affairs intently to make sure the protection and well-being of all groups, officers, followers and stakeholders in addition to authorities journey and medical restrictions.

It mentioned it’s going to notify all events ought to there be a have to reassess the match schedules because of the ever-evolving affect of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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