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FIFA World Cup 2026 & AFC Asian Cup 2027 Qualifiers: 21 March All results

Published at :March 22, 2024 at 2:51 AM
Modified at :March 22, 2024 at 2:51 AM
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Aditya Chauhan

Eight Asian teams directly qualify for the FIFA World Cup

The men’s football teams from all over Asia are ready to lead their side to the FIFA World Cup 2026. 36 nations representing the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) are all set to battle in the March international break 2024.

All teams fighting for a World Cup spot have already played two matches each. Some teams started their qualification campaign on a high and six teams are yet to register a point in the group table.

Qatar, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia are some of the favourites to represent the continent in Canada, USA and Mexico.

As per the current scenario, Qatar, Japan, Australia, Iraq, UAE and Saudi Arabia are the only teams with a 100% record in the qualification campaign.

Japan’s Ayae Ueda is the joint-highest goal-scorer alongside Qatar’s Almoez Ali. South Korea’s sensation Heung-min Son is just behind them on four goals along with Saleh Al-Shehri of Saudi Arabia.

Homam Elamin is leading the assists chart with four to his name. Japan’s Junya Ito is also on four assists.

These teams are set to play two matches in the March international break.

Here are the results of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2026 qualification campaign of the AFC teams on matchday 3.

FIFA World Cup 2026 qualification groups (AFC)

Group A: Qatar, Kuwait, India, Afghanistan

Group B: Japan, Syria, North Korea, Myanmar

Group C: South Korea, Thailand, China, Singapore

Group D: Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Oman, Chinese Taipei

Group E: Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Hong Kong

Group F: Iraq, Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia

Group G: Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Jordan, Pakistan

Group H: UAE, Bahrain, Yemen, Nepal

Group I: Australia, Lebanon, Palestine, Bangladesh

AFC: FIFA World Cup 2026 Qualifiers: Match Day 3 Results

Group A

  • Qatar 3 – 0 Kuwait
  • Afghanistan 0 – 0 India

Group B

  • Japan 1 – 0 North Korea
  • Myanmar 1 – 1 Syria

Group C

  • South Korea 1 – 1 Thailand
  • Singapore 2 – 2 China

Group D

  • Chinese Taipei 0 – 2 Kyrgyzstan
  • Oman 2 – 0 Malaysia

Group E

  • Hong Kong 0 – 2 Uzbekistan
  • Iran 5 – 0 Turkmenistan

Group F

  • Indonesia 1 – 0 Vietnam
  • Iraq 1 – 0 Philippines

Group G

  • Pakistan 0 – 3 Jordan
  • Saudi Arabia 1 – 0 Tajikistan

Group H

  • UAE 2 – 1 Yemen
  • Nepal 0 – 5 Bahrain

Group I

  • Australia 2 – 0 Lebanon
  • Palestine 5 – 0 Bangladesh

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