Due to the influence of Covid-19, draw ceremony took place at the headquarters of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) will be held in the form online. 12 teams divided into two groups. The teams that finish first and second in each group will win four tickets to the final round. The two third-placed teams will play play-offs, choosing the winner of the intercontinental play-off to compete for tickets to Qatar in 2022.
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Vietnam joins the group of Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China and Oman in the third qualifying round of the 2022 World Cup – Asia region.
Here is the result:
Group A:Iran, Korea, UAE Saudi, Iraq, Syria, Lebanese
Group B: Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, Oman
The third qualifying round will start on September 2, 2021 and end on March 29, 2022, with 10 matches taking place in seven months.