The South American qualifiers for a 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™ will start in Mar 2020, as reliable by a Confederacion Sudamericana de Futbol (CONMEBOL) Council after a assembly hold on Thursday 24 Jan in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The preference was done due to a fact that a World Cup will be played between 21 Nov and 18 Dec 2022. By commencement subordinate in Mar subsequent year, that will see a subordinate foe finish approximately a year before a start of a foe in Qatar.
The format of subordinate in South America will not change, with 10 teams personification opposite one another home and away, that adds adult to 18 matchdays in total, with 8 of those being played in 2020 and 10 in 2021.
A pull will establish a compare schedule, with an general play-off to be hold in Mar 2022.
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