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2022 FIFA World Cup third round qualifiers draw

The draw will be held on July 1 at 10 am, Beirut time.

Which pot for Lebanon ?

The seedings are based on the special FIFA Ranking released for Asian teams on June 18. The top-two ranked teams were in Pot 1, the next two in Pot 2 and so on, with the last two allocated to Pot 6

Pot 1: Japan and Iran
Pot 2: Australia and Korea Republic
Pot 3: Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
Pot 4: Iraq and China PR
Pot 5: Oman and Syria
Pot 6: Vietnam and Lebanon

How do the draw work?

The draw will begin with pot 6. Teams will be divided into two groups six teams.

Who goes through?

The two group winners qualify for the World Cup. The third ranked teams of each group will face others in the playoff. The winner will participate in an intercontinental playoff.

Where to watch it?

The draw will be broadcasted live on the AFC Hub’s Youtube channel and Bein Sports news channel.

When will the games take place?

The current schedule is the following:
Matchday 1: 2 September 2021
Matchday 2: 7 September 2021
Matchday 3: 7 October 2021
Matchday 4: 12 October 2021
Matchday 5: 11 November 2021
Matchday 6: 16 November 2021
Matchday 7: 27 January 2022
Matchday 8: 1 February 2022
Matchday 9: 24 March 2022
Matchday 10: 29 March 2022


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