Ahead of the FIFA Arab Cup Qatar 2021™ draw on Tuesday, 27 April (21:00 native time), the qualifying matches for the match have been determined.
Of the 23 nations concerned, the 14 lowest-ranked groups in keeping with the April version of the FIFA/Coca-Cola Men’s World Ranking will take part in single-leg play-offs ahead of the match, which will probably be held later this 12 months.
The play-offs have been determined in keeping with the rankings, as follows:
- Oman (FIFA World Ranking: 80) vs Somalia (197)
- Lebanon (93) vs Djibouti (183)
- Jordan (95) vs South Sudan (169)
- Bahrain (99) vs Kuwait (148)
- Mauritania (101) vs Yemen (145)
- Palestine (104) vs Comoros (131)
- Libya (119) vs Sudan (123)
The seven successful groups will be part of the 9 highest-ranked groups who’ve already certified for the match: host nation Qatar (58), Tunisia (26), Algeria (33), Morocco (34), Egypt (46), Saudi Arabia (65), Iraq (68), the United Arab Emirates (73) and Syria (79).
The match will consist of a bunch stage and knockout rounds. The 16 groups will probably be break up into 4 teams of 4, with the highest two from every progressing to the quarter-finals. Matches will probably be performed at six FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ match venues.
Tuesday’s draw will probably be made by 4 FIFA legends: Wael Gomaa (Egypt), Nawaf Al Temyat (Saudi Arabia), Haytham Mustafa (Sudan) and Younus Mahmood (Iraq), together with FIFA’s Director of Competitions, Manolo Zubiria. Click right here to learn the procedures for Tuesday’s draw.
A restricted quantity of officers will attend the draw, according to Qatar’s COVID-19 protocols. Information on broadcasting the draw will comply with tomorrow.
The FIFA Arab Cup™ is seen as an necessary alternative to check operations and services ahead of Qatar 2022. Both tournaments will happen in the same timeslot, with the finals of every scheduled to happen precisely one 12 months aside – on 18 December, Qatar’s National Day.