OFC primer contest to be played in Qatar from 14 to 30 March 2022
Small competition to convey one ticket for the intercontinental end of the season games in June 2022
The way to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ for Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) hopefuls are
currently set after the fruition of the starter contest draw held today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland.
The OFC qualifiers will be played in a smaller than usual competition design highlighting eight groups and comprising of a cooperative gathering stage, semi-finals, and the last. Preceding this, a solitary capability match will be played among Tonga and the Cook Islands – the two least positioned OFC groups in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking – for the option to participate in the primer contest smaller than the normal competition. All matches will occur in Qatar from 14 to 30 March 2022.
Because of the draw, the groups were dispensed to two gatherings for the cooperative gathering stage:
Tonga or the Cook Islands
Papua New Guinea
Bunch An is featured by 2012 mainland champions Tahiti and 2004 other participants Solomon Islands, while a conflict between 2016 OFC Nations Cup finalists, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, anticipates in Group B.
The two gathering champs and the two gathering other participants will fit the bill for the semi-finals. The champs of the two semi-finals will then, at that point, meet in the last to decide the OFC agent that will confront the Concacaf delegate in the FIFA intercontinental end of the season games in June 2022 for a spot in the last contest.