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Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar to join European qualifying for 2022 FIFA World Cup

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has invited Qatar’s National Team to participate in FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 qualifying campaign. The Asian champions will join Group A, alongside UEFA Euro 2016 winners Portugal, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Luxembourg, and Azerbaijan. Qatar will play their ‘home’ matches in Europe and as hosts have already qualified for the 2022 tournament. Qatar Football Association (QFA) President Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani said: “We are delighted that Qatar will participate in UEFA qualifying matches for the next FIFA World Cup. Playing matches in Group A against high-quality teams provides our national team with an excellent foundation as we continue our journey of preparation ahead of 2022.” (QNA)