The Falcons of Jediane are by means of to the competitors after silencing Javier Clemente’s males on SaturdaySudan have certified for the 2021 Fifa Arab Cup after defeating Libya 1-0 in Doha on Saturday night.
Mohammed Abdelrahman’s first half purpose earned the Falcons of Jediane victory on the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium.
After simply quarter-hour of the encounter, Hubert Velud’s males have been awarded a penalty following Ali Salama’s clumsy deal with on Seif El-Din Malik within the field.Editors’ Picks The 27-year-old Al Hilal striker took the resultant kick and despatched goalkeeper Muhammad Nashnoush the fallacious route with a cool end.
Regardless of Javier Clemente’s aspect popping out stronger within the second half, they have been unable to get the much-needed equaliser as Sudan held on to sail by means of.
They’ll now be part of hosts Qatar, Iraq, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Syria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Algeria within the event’s ultimate part which commences on November 30 – precisely a 12 months earlier than the 2022 World Cup finals is ready to happen.
The Fifa Arab Cup is ready to behave as a preparatory competitors to check the operational readiness of Qatar forward of the 2022 World Cup which will probably be held within the Center East nation.
The highest 9 ranked sides in response to the April version of the Fifa rankings – Qatar, Iraq, Tunisia, UAE, Syria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Algeria and Egypt – have already certified for the group stage mechanically.
Whereas the 14-lowest ranked sides will play single-leg knockout qualifiers, with seven groups advancing to the preliminary spherical.
Based on H.E. Hassan Al Thawadi, Secretary Basic, Supreme Committee for Supply & Legacy (SC), the championship is not going to simply be an evaluation of Qatar’s preparations, but additionally will excite the soccer followers within the area.
“This event will see elite groups from throughout the Arab world compete in a Fifa-sanctioned event for the primary time,” he instructed the media.
“A event of this magnitude – performed precisely a 12 months earlier than the World Cup – is bound to excite our soccer loopy area as we proceed preparations for 2022.
“We stay up for internet hosting the Fifa Arab Cup and utilizing the event to substantiate our plans for the World Cup, which is simply across the nook.”