World Cup Qualifying
The World Cup qualification is one of football’s exciting events. The occasion, organized by FIFA, gathers national teams from Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, North and Central America and Caribbean, and Oceania. The World Cup qualification is a group qualification event in which 204 footballing nations compete for 32 spots in the FIFA World Cup finals, which takes place every four years. The World Cup qualification may take up to 3 years to determine the qualifying nations.
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Channels licensed to broadcast World Cup Qualifying in United States
129 - 2018 FIFA WORLD CUP Qualifiers between September 2016 and November 2017.
Fox Sports 1 USA
129 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers between the period of September 2016 through to November 2017. The remaining 129 matches have been licensed to ESPN.
Kluivert leads Curacao through in World Cup qualifying
ST. JOHN'S, Montserrat — Former Netherlands forward and assistant coach Patrick Kluivert has made a winning start in World Cup qualifying as coach of Curacao. The Caribbean island team advanced to the second qualifying round in CONCACAF for the ...
Bhutan Advances in World Cup Qualifying With Win Over Sri Lanka
(Bloomberg) -- Bhutan, international soccer's worst team, advanced in its attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, beating Sri Lanka for a second time. Chencho Gyeltshen scored in the fifth and 90th minutes at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu ...
Harvey's World Cup Qualifying Debut a Smashing Success
DePaul Blue Demons
CHICAGO - You couldn't blame Jalen Harvey if he tossed and turned a little in his sleep on the eve of his first World Cup qualifying soccer match. After all, the talented DePaul junior and Bermuda-born athlete has been competing with the island's ...
World's Worst Soccer Team Bhutan Wins World Cup Qualify Opener
(Bloomberg) -- Bhutan, international soccer's worst team, won the opening match of its attempt to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, beating Sri Lanka 1-0. The Himalayan country is last in FIFA's 209-nation world rankings. Teams are ranked based on points ...
A Moment Atop the World for Bhutan's Last-Ranked Team
New York Times
A rare interview with a local reporter had been arranged with Kavazovic, the 39-year-old Serbian coach of Sri Lanka's national soccer team, but the interviewer had not arrived. Soccer attracts a fraction of the interest of cricket here, so any ...
Germany, Portugal boost Euro 2016 qualifying hopes
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, fights for the ball with Serbia's Lazar Markovic, second right, during the Euro 2016 group I qualifying soccer match between Portugal and Serbia at the Luz stadium, in Lisbon, Portugal, Sunday, March 29, 2015 ...
BVI optimistic despite 3-2 World Cup qualifying loss to Dominica
Virgin Islands Daily News
TORTOLA - The British Virgin Islands men's national soccer team is optimistic for a positive result Sunday despite a 3-2 loss at Dominica on Thursday night at Windsor Park. The BVI is playing both World Cup qualifying matches in Dominica because the A ...
World's worst soccer team finally scores shot at World Cup
University of Pittsburgh The Pitt News
This was just the first of a two-legged round for World Cup qualifying, so Bhutan had to travel to Sri Lanka for a second game on March 18. But Bhutan, with its population of about 730,000, won again — this time 2-1. The team advanced to the second ...