The Chinese Football Association announced on Monday that China has decided to transfer matches in the World Cup qualifiers it was scheduled to host to Dubai due to measures to contain infection with the Coronavirus.
China was scheduled to host in Suzhou the rest of the group A qualifying matches, which include the Maldives, Syria, Guam and the Philippines besides it.
The Chinese Football Association said that the decision to transfer matches to Dubai was taken due to the emergence of Corona cases among the Maldives and Syria.
According to Chinese regulations, players from these two countries must be quarantined, and then they will not be able to participate in the matches scheduled there.
The Syrian team tops its first group with the full score and with 15 points. From the seventh to June 15th, the “Qasiyon Eagles” will play three matches, which will bring them together with the teams of Guam, the Maldives and China.
Nusour Qasiyon needs one point in their remaining matches to ensure qualification for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in China, and 6 points to maintain its lead, and to qualify directly for the third phase of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.