Guam set to face China, PR and Syria in FIFA qualifier
A total of 22 players will represent Guam when the Matao, Guam men's national football team, takes on China, PR and Syria - Group A leaders - in this week's Round 2 matches of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifier of the Asian zone.
Guam will first face China, PR on Thursday at the Guangzhou Tianhe Sports Centre Stadium beginning at 8 p.m. China, PR time (10 p.m. Guam time) and next, will fly to Dubai to play against Syria at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium on Oct. 15. The Guam-Syria fixture will kick off 6 p.m. UAE time (12 midnight, Guam time, Oct. 16).
Following the pair of October matches, the Matao will close out the year with an away match against the Maldives on Nov. 19. The Round 2 cycle continues in March 2020, with an away match against the Philippines Azkals on Mar. 26, followed by Guam's home match against China, PR on Mar. 31. The final match for Guam in the qualification round will be a home match against Syria on Jun. 4, 2020.