Data map: Chinese national football team players warm up for training. Photo by Chen Xin, reporter from China News Agency
China News Network, March 6th. A few days ago, FIFA and AFC held consultations on Asian football activities at the FIFA headquarters, and notified all relevant football associations to officially postpone the originally planned upcoming 2022 Qatar World Cup and 2023 China. Qualifiers for the Asian Cup.
A statement issued by FIFA states that safeguarding the safety and health of every football player is always the number one priority for FIFA and AFC. In the next few days, FIFA and AFC will provide updated tournament schedules after consulting with relevant football teams.
The meeting also discussed the Tokyo Olympic qualifiers between the Chinese women's and South Korean women's and the AFC futsal tournament to be held in Turkmenistan this year.
And although it is not yet known when the game will be played, the national football team is still actively preparing for the game. On March 4, local time, the national football team conducted the first training session of this intensive training at the JA Sports Center training ground 3 in Dubai. A total of 24 players participated in the joint training. After the study of the coaching team and the approval of the Chinese Football Association, Wu Lei will not participate in this Dubai training.
The national football team plans to conduct two warm-up matches on the 14th and 19th. In order to simulate the pace of the preliminaries, the coaching team deliberately arranged the warm-up interval to be 5 days. The opponent will be the Chinese Super League team training in Dubai.
Head coach Li Tie said before the first training session that although the next World Preliminaries schedule has not been fully determined, he hopes that players will focus on this training session to overcome difficulties and earnestly complete each training session, each Games. (Finish)