33.1 C
New Delhi
August 13, 2022
Football News

FIFA: Guwahati, Kolkata, to host World Cup qualifiers

Its great news for football lovers in the subcontinent as the Blue Tigers are all set to play their home matches in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Guwahati and Kolkata. India will take on Oman in their first match in Guwahati on September 5 at the Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium. Next, they would play Bangladesh in Kolkata at the Saltlake Stadium.

Picture credits: Sports Mirchi

In a draw held on July 17 in Kuala Lumpur, India were placed in Group E along with Oman, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and host Qatar. Stimac’s squad finish second behind Qatar, remaining amongst the best five runners-up, they will advance to round three of the qualifiers. Qatar, being the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup will gain an automatic qualification and will not play in the third round.

Picture credits: IFTWC

Related posts

FIFA boss calls for action as racial slurs stop Serie A game

Mridul

Chelsea drop points to Burnley in the Premier League

Aaditya Sibal

Transfer News/Rumours: Lewandowski, Neymar, Ronaldo in loop of transfer window

Vishal Bhawani