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Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers: Algeria-Burkina Faso match postponed by 24 hours

The match opposing Algeria to Burkina Faso match as part of the sixth and final round of the first round of qualifiers for the World Cup (Qatar 2022), scheduled for Monday, November 15 at Mustafa Tchaker Stadium in Blida, has been postponed by 24 hours, to Tuesday, November 16, at 17:00, according to what was reported on Thursday by the Algerian Football Federation (FAF).

The federation stated, through its official website, that: “After programming the Djibouti-Algeria match, on Friday, November 12th, in Cairo (14:00), the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) decided to schedule the Algeria-Burkina Faso match as part of the sixth and final round of qualifiers for Tuesday, November 16, at 17:00 at the Mustafa Tchaker Stadium in Blida.

It should be noted that the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) changed – exceptionally – the date of the national team’s match with its Burkinabe counterpart, at the request of the Algerian Federation.

This crucial match will be run by a South African refereeing team, led by the main referee, Gomas Victor Miguel de Freitas, with the assistance of his compatriots Siwela Zachili Tozi Granville (first assistant) and Ndongi Atankosi (second assistant), in addition to the fourth referee, Nzadzika Tando.

The last match of this group will be held on Monday, November 15 in Niamey, and will oppose the team of Niger to that of Djibouti, at 17:00.

After four rounds of World Cup qualifiers, Algeria and Burkina Faso share the lead with 10 points, while Niger is in the third position with 3 points, and Djibouti is lagging behind without any points.

For reference, the first in each group qualifies for the last round (Al Sadd match) scheduled for March 2022.

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