Today... The Lions of Mesopotamia face Hong Kong to defend the lead

  • 11-06-2021, 11:22
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    Baghdad - INA

    The attention of the Iraqi fans is heading today, Friday, to Al-Muharraq Stadium in the Bahraini capital, Manama, which will host the match of our national team against its counterpart Hong Kong in the eighth round of the second round competitions for the third group in the joint Asian qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar 2022 and the 2022 World Cup The Asian Football Cup in China 2023.

    The Iraqi team enters the match at the top of Group C with 14 points, two points ahead of runner-up Iran, then Bahrain comes in third place with 12 points, and Hong Kong is in fourth place with 5 points, Cambodia is bottom of the group with one point.

    The team will seek to win against Hong Kong and seize the three points in order to complete the journey towards qualifying for the next round, and not stumble or lose any points, especially since the Iranian team is only two points away.

    It is noteworthy that the Iraqi team had succeeded in snatching the three points from the fangs of Hong Kong, after defeating it in the first leg of the joint qualifiers with two goals without a response, in the meeting that brought them together at Basra International Stadium.