The teams for the qualifying levels for the 2022 FIFA World Cup have been introduced on Monday.© AFP
Holders France have been handed an ungainly attract qualifying for the 2022 World Cup on Monday, with Ukraine and Bosnia and Herzegovina standing of their approach on the street to the finals in Qatar, whereas England will face Poland of their group. Gareth Southgate’s England, semi-finalists on the 2018 event in Russia, may also tackle Hungary and Albania in addition to two of the minnows of worldwide soccer, Andorra and San Marino, in Group I. France may also face Finland — who lately beat Les Bleus in a pleasant in Paris — in Group D, with Kazakhstan finishing the group that was drawn in a digital ceremony at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Didier Deschamps They are in a gaggle of simply 5 groups as a result of they are going to be concerned within the finals of the UEFA Nations League in Italy in October subsequent 12 months.
The European qualifying competitors to succeed in the finals begins subsequent March, with a complete of 13 international locations from the continent going by.
Only the winners of every of the 10 teams will qualify routinely for the finals, that are to happen in November and December of 2022.
The 10 runners-up will go into play-offs alongside the 2 greatest Nations League group winners who miss out on qualifying by way of the standard path.
Those play-offs will produce three extra qualifiers in whole, with Europe having 13 spots out of the 32 on the finals.
Germany, whose coach Joachim Loew has been beneath extreme strain after a run of poor latest outcomes for the 2014 World Cup winners, might be anticipated to come back by a gaggle through which Romania and Iceland seem their primary threats.
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