(EFE) .- The draw for the qualifying intercontinental playoffs for the Qatar 2022 World Cup will be held next Friday, November 26 in Zurich, FIFA reported in a statement.
The highest world football organization will take advantage of the fact that starting at 17.00 (16.00 GMT) the draw for the pairings of the European qualifiers will take place to then define the clashes in which the representatives of Asia (AFC), Concacaf, Conmebol and Oceania (OFC) will define the last two tickets for the final phase.
These intercontinental qualifiers, originally scheduled for March 2022, will be played in a single match on June 13 and 14, 2022.
In the qualifiers four years ago, Australia and Peru were the teams that managed to qualify for Russia 2018 with their triumphs against Honduras and New Zealand, respectively.
For the Concacaf, the fourth classified of the final league will participate in this intercontinental playoff; by Conmebol the fifth; for Asian confederation the winner of the match that will be played by the third classified of each group of the third round; and for the oceanic one, the winner of the qualifying phase.
Due to UEFA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, France, Croatia, Spain, Serbia, England, Switzerland and the Netherlands already have a place in the World Cup; and Portugal, Scotland, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Wales, Turkey, Poland, North Macedonia, Ukraine, Austria and the Czech Republic will play the repechage, of which three will qualify for the World Cup.
Brazil and Argentina, for Conmebol, and Qatar as the host team have also already secured their passes.