FIFA World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar have been scheduled to join the European section of the qualifiers as they prepare for the tournament billed to take place at the end of 2022. World Cup 2022 in Qatar is edition number 22 in the history of the tournament dating back to the first edition in Uruguay. World Cup 2022 will start on November 21, 2022 and end on December 18, 2022.
It was revealed earlier this month that Qatar would be joining the European section of the qualifiers on the invitation of UEFA. To this effect, Qatar will join the Republic of Ireland and European champions Portugal in Group A. The other teams in the group are Luxembourg, Serbia and Azerbaijan. The 2022 FIFA World Cup hosts will play ten friendlies in this group to further prepare the Asians for the tournament on home soil. Qatar will face the Republic of Ireland on March 30 and October 12. Continue reading QATAR TO PLAY WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS