The World Cup 2022 qualifying group is in full flow on the South American continent after the qualifiers started in October. The South American section of the World Cup qualifiers is always unique in comparison with the other continents and World Cup 2022 is not an exception.

Just like what was obtainable with the past editions, the ten South American teams are in one group for the World Cup 2022 qualifiers with the teams playing each other home and away to determine the teams that will qualify for the tournament proper via the group format. To this effect, each team will play 18 games, which already started in October 2020 and will run until March 2022.

Fixture to Qualify for WC 2022 from UEFA Revealed

Every team that takes part in the group stages of the World Cup has to go through a qualifying round ahead of the WC tournament. The qualifying tournaments of Asia, Africa, America are already in action whereas due to the Covid-10 pandemic, the European part of the qualification tournament is going to be played later in 2021. There will be a total of 13 slots for the European countries and 55 nations will compete to secure their place in the tournament.

The preliminary draw of the qualifying matches has taken place on the 7th of November in Zurich. Keeping in mind the covid-19 pandemic situations, the event was not held in the same manner that it used to be. It was a virtual event where all the representatives were present online.

Qatar World Cup will be Special Experience, claims CEO

A top official who is in charge of the World Cup 2022 has claimed that fans can expect a special tournament in Qatar. The Middle East outfit will be hosting the tournament for the first time and almost 85% of the construction work is done. Even if there is a postponement of the World Cup due to the COVID-19 virus pandemic, Qatar is likely to be in a great position for hosting the tournament. In recent years, FIFA has been enduring a major problem when it comes to host countries being unable to finish the construction work in time for the event.

Montagliani comments on status of World Cup qualifiers after Covid-19

Covid-19 has shaken the world and everything is in chaos. The economy of the world is affected and many countries have lost thousands of lives to the pandemic. Sports all over the world have come to halt and not only it has affected the present activity of sports but also the future activities have been put in halt. There are many speculations regarding the FIFA World Cup 2022 and the latest one is about the qualifiers to the World Cup.


June 30, 2002 Ronaldo led Brazil to their fifth trophy in world Cup history. That was the last time the Selecao have won the trophy. Their longest run in the competition since then has been a semi final berth on home soil. That semi final will be remembered as a dark day in the history of Brazilian football.

President of FIFA Impressed with Qatar’s Readiness

Gianni Infantino, the President of FIFA has praised the readiness that Qatar has shown for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. He said that Qatar has an unparalleled level of preparedness which has been seen in the entire history of the World Cup tournament. He is really very happy to see what they have done for the World Cup dedicated to the clubs. The preparations for the 2022 tournament are on full swing and he believes that they will do a great job here too. He is currently attending the FIFA World Cup Club.

According to Infantino, the Club World Cup is a major test for some of the elements that are important for the main tournament as well. But it is the truth that the level of eagerness is there among all which must be witnessed and highly praised. He stated that he has been organizing such a big tournament for the last20 years, but he has never seen a country that is hosting it in a great position to deliver all the infrastructure work that is required almost two years before the event starts.

Igor Stimac insists India won’t underestimate Bangladesh

India head coach Igor Stimac has said that the Blue Tigers won’t underestimate Bangladesh ahead of the World Cup qualifying game in Kolkata. India have accumulated just one point from the opening two matches but they should go into the game with confidence after holding Asian champions Qatar to a 0-0 draw last month.

Koeman Pleased with Win over India in World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

Oman manager Erwin Koeman claimed that he was pleased to see his team get a 2-1 victory over India in the first World Cup 2022 qualifying game. It was a difficult test for Oman considering that they were playing away from home against a team that has been showing a lot of improvements under a new management. Things turned out to be bad for Oman at the start of the game, as Sunil Chhetri came up with the opening goal inside 30 minutes. This gave the impetus for India to be on the front foot and the almost held out for a victory.

Rabia Alawi Al Mandhar was able to come up with the equaliser with eight minutes of normal time left, while he completed the comeback in injury time. This led to a stunning silence on the part of India supporters, who almost saw their team get a positive start to the campaign. As it stands,Omanwere able to build on the recent form and get more success. The upcoming match in September forOman is a friendly against Lebanon and this match may be used as a preparation by Koeman for the upcoming game against Afghanistan in October.Omanare up against Afghanistan and Qatar in October.