the draw for the tenth edition of the Arab Cup was drawn in the cultural quarter of “Katara Arba” in the Qatari capital, Doha, and resulted in strong confrontations.
The 2021 Arab Cup soccer tournament will be held in six Qatari stadiums from 1 to 18 December, for the first time, under a joint organization between FIFA and the Arab Football Association.
Sixteen teams will participate in the finals, and will be divided into four groups, each of which includes four teams, and the champion of each group will qualify for the quarter-finals.
Nine top-ranked teams, according to the latest arrangement issued by FIFA in April, will participate directly to the tournament finals, namely: Qatar, the host country, Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman and Palestine. Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
While the fourteen lower-ranked teams will face direct confrontations from one match to reserve 7 cards qualifying for the tournament finals at the end of this year, and FIFA revealed on Monday, the qualifying matches for the Arab Cup Qatar 2021, before the tournament draw today, Tuesday. In Doha.
The qualifying matches for the Arab Cup 2021 were as follows:
Oman (80 globally) – Somalia (197 globally)
Lebanon (93 globally) – Djibouti (183 globally)
Jordan (95 globally) – South Sudan (169 globally)
Bahrain (99 globally) – Kuwait (148 globally)
Mauritania (101 globally) – Yemen (145 globally)
Palestine (104 global) – Comoros (131 global)
Libya (119 globally) – Sudan (123 globally).
Group A: Qatar – Al-Arak – the winner from the Oman and Somalia match – the winner from Bahrain and Kuwait
Group Two: Tunisia – UAE – Syria – the winner of the Mauritania and Yemen confrontation
Group C: Morocco – Saudi Arabia – the winner from the Jordan and South Sudan match – the winner from the Palestine and Comoros match
Group D: Algeria – Egypt – the winner from the Lebanon and Djibouti match – the winner from the Libya and Sudan match.
And in the 2021 Arab Cup draw in the cultural district “Katara Arbaa” in Doha, Wael Gomaa from Egypt, Nawaf Al-Tamyat from Saudi Arabia, Haitham Mustafa from Sudan, and Yunus Mahmoud from Iraq, along with Manola Zubira, director of competitions. In the International Federation of Football Association.