Thursday 1 April 2021
The Confederation of Confederation of African Football (CAF) sent a letter to the national federations, giving them a 10-day deadline starting today, Thursday, April 1, to schedule the matches for the first and second rounds of the World Cup Qualifiers.
The draw had landed Egypt in a group that includes Angola, Libya and Gabon in the battle to qualify for the World Cup, which will be held in Qatar in 2022, and the Egyptian national team will start its matches against Angola in the first round, with his brother, Libya, in the second round.
In an official letter, which Yalla Koura obtained a copy of, Al-Kaf stressed that the national associations should determine the date for the first and second rounds, provided that the dates are sent in days and the time of the start of the match to CAF who will approve the result in consultation with FIFA and the host country before the end of April 10 Next.
In his speech, Kav set preliminary dates for the first round of the qualifiers, which are 5, 6, 7 and 8 June, with the initial dates for the second round being June 11, 12, 13 and 14.
Sufficient, set the starting dates for the matches to be as follows: 3 pm, 6 pm and 9 pm Cairo time.
In his speech, CAF stressed that there would be an opportunity for the local federations to play friendly matches between May 31 and June 4, before the qualifying matches.