Key Highlights of India vs Qatar FIFA 2026 Qualifier
- FIFA 2026 Qualifiers: India and Qatar in AFC, competing for World Cup spots
•Group A: Qatar leads, India contending for second spot.
•Head-to-Head: Qatar drew once, won once against India.
•Qualification: Qatar secured third round, India vying for second.
•Third Round: Top two from each group qualify directly.
•Where to Watch: Star Sports, Mobdro, Hotstar, Jio TV, ESPN, News18, Sportskeeda.
•FIFA 2026 World Cup: 48 teams, hosted by Canada, Mexico, USA.
The FIFA 2026 Qualifiers are the preliminary rounds of the FIFA World Cup, the biggest
international football tournament in the world. India to take on Qatar on November 21 in the
FIFA 2026 Qualifiers.
Explore the journey of these teams in the AFC and get ready for the live
FIFA 2026 Qualifier:
The preliminary rounds for the FIFA World Cup are in full swing, defining the path for the grand
international football tournament.
Six continental zones, including Asia, are undergoing unique
India and Qatar in AFC:
Part of the AFC (Asian football council) with 46 member associations, India and Qatar navigate through four rounds for
the FIFA 2026 World Cup Qualifiers.
In Group A of the second round, they face tough
competition from Kuwait, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
India vs Qatar face-off:
In two intense encounters, Qatar drew with India in Doha and secured a 2-0 victory in
Qatar, the reigning Asian champions, leads the group, while India aims for the
With Qatar already securing a spot in the third round with six wins and one draw, India is still in
contention for the second spot, boasting two wins, three draws, and one loss.
The Path Forward:
The third round will host 12 teams, and the top two from each group will directly qualify for the
FIFA 2026 World Cup.
Third-placed teams will engage in playoffs for a chance to secure the final World Cup spot.
Where to Watch:
Catch the live action on various platforms:
TV: Star Sports Network on channel Star Sports 31.
Android Devices: Mobdro app, Hotstar app, or Jio TV app for live streaming.
Computer/Laptop: Hotstar website, ESPN website, News18 website, or Sportskeeda for live
updates and commentary.
India | 4-4-2 | Rahul Bheke, Sandesh Jhingan, Brandon Fernandes, Adil Khan, Subhasish Bose,
Udanta Singh, Anirudh Thapa, Rowllin Borges, Sunil Chhetri, Ashique Kuruniyan, Gurpreet Singh
Qatar | 4-3-3 | Akram Afif, Saad Al Sheeb, Pedro Miguel, Boualem Khoukhi, Tarek Salman,
Abdelkarim Hassan, Karim Boudiaf, Assim Madibo, Hassan Al-Haydos, Almoez Ali, Abdelaziz Hatim |
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