FIFA.com and YouTube to stream African qualifiers for 2022 World Cup
11 September 2019
Football fans around the world will be able to watch the preliminary round of the CAF qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar.
FIFA plans to make all 28 matches from this round available on FIFA.com or on its YouTube channel as live, delayed or with highlights.
A list of the first-round ties which will be played between September 4 and 10, and broadcast live will be published on FIFA.com.
“Bringing this exciting action to a global audience for the first time underscores FIFA’s ongoing digital transformation and its ongoing efforts to support football development in Africa and connect more fans with the beautiful game,” FIFA said in a statement on its website.
Footballers, active and retired, took to social media to show their appreciation for the initiative by FIFA. Read the full article on CGTN here.