The UAE national football team maintained its chances in the competition to qualify for the Qatar World Cup 2022, with a precious 1-0 victory over South Korea today, Tuesday, in the tenth and final round of the first group matches in the final round of the Asian qualifiers for the World Cup, while its Iraqi rival tied with its Syrian counterpart 1- 1 in another match today in the same round.

The "White" qualified for the Asian play-off, in which the third-placed Australian team will meet in Group Two, and the winner of this Asian play-off will qualify for the global play-off in which the fifth-placed team in the South American qualifiers will meet.

The UAE team raised its score to 12 points in third place, 3 points ahead of its Iraqi counterpart, so that Al-Abyad booked his seat in the Asian playoffs.

The balance of the South Korean team froze at 23 points in second place in the group, two points behind the Iranian team, knowing that the two teams guaranteed qualification for the 2022 World Cup before the matches of this round.

Hareb Abdullah Suhail scores the first goal for the UAE 🇦🇪

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At Zabeel Stadium in Al-Wasl Club in Dubai, the UAE team snatched a valuable victory over its Korean counterpart, with a clean goal scored by Hareb Abdullah Suhail (54), to be the first defeat for the Korean "Shammoun" in this round in the qualifiers.

Ayman Hussein scores the first goal for Iraq 🇮🇶

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Also in Dubai, the match, which was held at the same time, ended in a 1-1 draw between the teams of Syria and Iraq.

The Syrian team was the first to score through Aladdin Al-Dali (3), and Ayman Hussein tied for the Iraqi team (31), and the Syrian team's balance rose to 6 points to advance to the penultimate fifth place in the group, with a goal difference only against Lebanon.