FIFA is ready to make the 2022 World Cup finals match attract Qatar on April 1 — with two of the qualifying groups nonetheless unknown due to match schedule delays within the COVID-19 pandemic.
The draw ceremony plan was introduced Wednesday by FIFA President Gianni Infantino after March 31 was chosen because the date to stage, in Doha, the soccer physique’s annual congress of 211 member federations.
Simply 30 of the 32 qualifying slots for the Nov. 21-Dec. 18 match are on account of be finalized by the top of March. Solely Germany and Denmark have to this point confirmed their locations alongside host Qatar.
Two locations are scheduled to be determined in June at intercontinental playoffs which needed to be pushed again from March.
These video games will contain one group from every of Asia, the North American area CONCACAF, Oceania and South America.
FIFA needed to create an additional week within the congested calendar for World Cup qualifying video games subsequent January as a result of most continents wanted to clear their backlog.