FIFA postpones the Asian matches in the WCQ 2023

Monday 09th March 2020 - 15:07

FIFA postpones the Asian matches in the WCQ 2023

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The International Football Association (FIFA) announced today, Monday, the postponement of the next matches in the joint Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the Nations Cup to Asian 2023, due to fears of the increasing spread of Corona virus.

FIFA said on its website, that after consulting with the member national federations from the Asian continent, FIFA and the AFC agreed to postpone the next matches in the Asian qualifiers.

FIFA said that it was decided to postpone the Asian qualifying matches that were scheduled between 23 and 31 March this year, as well as the games that were scheduled between the first and the ninth of June, to be held at a later time. FIFA indicated that it and the AFC will discuss further details of the postponed matches.