Sheikh Tamim promises an exceptional copy… and Infantino appeals to stop “conflicts”
The draw for the World Cup in Qatar 2022 put the Arab teams in front of a daunting task.
The Saudi team came in Group C along with Argentina, which won the World Cup in 1978 and 1986, which is currently led by its historical star Lionel Messi, and Poland, which includes one of Europe’s most prominent strikers with a score of more than 500 goals in the German League, Robert Lewandowski, and Mexico. Veteran in the World Cup tournaments. As for Qatar, it went alongside Ecuador and Senegal, which won the African Cup of Nations, to face the Dutch team, which reached the final of the tournament three times previously.
The draw put Tunisia in the face of two difficult European tests: Denmark and France, the world champions. Morocco was drawn into a group that includes Croatia, Belgium, and Canada.
While Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad, Emir of the State of Qatar, promised to present an “exceptional version of the World Cup in the Arab world,” FIFA President Gianni Infantino said: “Our world is divided and we need these moments to unite. I ask everyone and all world leaders to stop wars and conflicts, and believe in peace.”