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Concacaf and FIFA confirm schedule for January’s Final Round matches of men’s World Cup Qualifying

2 games will be played between January 27 and February 2, 2022
Miami, FL (Friday, December 17, 2021) – Concacaf and FIFA have confirmed the schedule for the region’s men’s FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches taking place during the International Match Window of January 2022.

For the Final Round of Concacaf’s Qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 (sometimes referred to as the “Octagonal”), the eight national teams play each other home and away. The Octagonal kicked off in September 2021 and will resume play next year, during the FIFA Match Window of January. 

To view the match results and the current standings click hereThe schedule for the matches taking place in January is as follows:

*Home nation listed first and in local time (eastern time):

Thursday, January 27, 2022
18:30 (18:30) USA vs El Salvador – Field, Columbus, OH, USA
19:00 (19:00) Jamaica vs Mexico – National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica
19:05 (20:05) Honduras vs Canada – Estadio Olimpico, San Pedro Sula, Honduras
20:05 (21:05) Costa Rica vs Panama – Estadio Nacional, San Jose, Costa Rica

Sunday, January 30, 2022
15:05 (15:05) Canada vs USA – Tim Horton Field, Hamilton, Canada
17:00 (18:00) Mexico vs Costa Rica – Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico
17:05 (18:05) Panama vs Jamaica – Estadio Rommel Fernandez, Panama City, Panama
18:05 (19:05) Honduras vs El Salvador – Estadio Olimpico, San Pedro Sula, Honduras 

Wednesday, February 2, 2022
19:00 (19:00) Jamaica vs Costa Rica – National Stadium, Kingston, Jamaica
19:00 (20:00) Mexico vs Panama – Estadio Azteca, Mexico City, Mexico
19:30 (19:30) USA vs Honduras – Allianz Field, St. Paul, MN, USA
20:00 (21:00) El Salvador vs Canada – Estadio Cuscatlan, San Salvador, El Salvador

The last round of the region’s World Cup Qualifying will take place during the FIFA Match Window of March 2022.

At the end of qualifying, the top three finishing teams will guarantee their participation in the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. The fourth-placed team will advance to a single-leg FIFA Intercontinental Playoff, scheduled to be played in Qatar, in June 2022.

The draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 intercontinental playoffs took place on November 26. The pairings are as follows: AFC Team v. CONMEBOL Team and Concacaf Team v. OFC Team. 


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