This post contains affiliate links. “As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.”
UAE to host India for a friendly in March …
The United Arab Emirates (United Arab Emirates) are set to face India in a friendly match on March 29. Aim You can confirm.
The Whites were scheduled to host Malaysia on March 25, before flying to Indonesia for the second round of the World Cup qualifiers on March 30. But both parties have been postponed to June. In fact, the remaining four group matches will be played in June in a centralized venue.
Travel restrictions in the two countries due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic have led to the games being postponed. The rescheduled matches will take place on June 3 and 7, while Bert van Marwijk’s men will face Thailand and Vietnam on June 11 and 15 respectively to conclude the group stage.
It has become known that the UAE FA will submit an offer to the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) so that it can host the remaining matches of Group E. The last date for such requests is March 5, while the decision will be announced by 15 of March.
The UAE are currently fourth in Group E with six points from four games. They started the second round on a positive note after defeating Malaysia and Indonesia, but succumbed to losses in their next two matches against Thailand and Vietnam.
In fact, they beat Indonesia 5-0, thanks to a hat trick by Ali Mabkhout, but fell by a one-goal margin in their next two matches. Vietnam is the current group leader with 11 points from five games.
In 2021, the United Arab Emirates played a friendly against Iraq on January 12, but failed to achieve a goalless draw.
Eight group winners and four best runners-up will advance to the final qualifying stage of 12 teams from the continent for the 2022 World Cup.