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Qualifying matches for World Cup 2022, Asian Cup 2023 rescheduled
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 13 - 08 - 2020

In light of the current COVID-19 situation in many countries, the World football governing body FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have jointly decided that the upcoming qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023, originally scheduled to take place during the international match windows in October and November 2020, will be rescheduled to 2021.
In a statement released Thursday and posted in its official website, AFC said: "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.
"Further details on the new dates for the next round of qualifying matches for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup 2023 will be announced in due course." — WAM


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