The 12 teams were drawn into two group of each six each. Asian powerhouse Japan were put in Group B while Iran, who have made five appearance at the showpiece event were drawn in the Group A along with the UAE.
Neymar scored one goal and created the other as Brazil maintained their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 win over Paraguay on Tuesday. Substitute Lucas Paqueta sealed the win deep into injury time in Asuncion as Brazil opened up a six-point lead at the top of South
Several World Cup football qualifying matches scheduled to be played in China will be moved to in Sharjah after coronavirus infections in the Syria and Maldives teams, officials said. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) confirms on Tuesday that the UAE
The UAE are set to resume their quest for a berth in the World Cup when they take on Malaysia in the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers match on Thursday.
Ali Ahmed Mabkhout and Fabio Lima scored a brace each as the UAE got off to a winning start in the second round of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifiers with a 4-0 rout of Malaysia on Thursday. Mabkhout’s double takes him past Lionel Messi and Sunil Chhetri
The Brazilian duo of Caio Canedo and Fabio Lima were on target and substitute Mohammad Juma Eid added one more in the dying moments as the UAE defeated Thailand 3-1 in their joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifier match at the Zabeel
UAE coach Bert Van Marwijk was full of adulation for his side’s steely resolve after a victory against Thailand in their joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifier match on Monday. The UAE took a step forward towards their qualification for the showpiece event after notching up
A respectful UAE coach Bert Van Marwijk urged his team to keep their focus in tact against the underdogs Indonesia in their joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup qualifier match on Friday. The UAE will look to maintain their winning momentum
A wary UAE coach Bert Van Marwijk predicted a very tough match against group leaders Vietnam at the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifier on Tuesday. The UAE face Vietnam in the decisive final as the hosts face the group leaders in the must-win match.
Lionel Messi scored a penalty but Argentina missed out on the chance to take over top spot of South American World Cup qualifying from rivals Brazil after a 1-1 draw with Chile on Thursday. Messi also clipped the woodwork and forced three