Gianni Infantino attends UAE v Australia play-off match

  • FIFA President met the President of the UAE Association and the CEO of Football Australia

  • Australia won the AFC Qatar 2022 play-off match between the two nations

  • Australia will face Peru on 13 June for a spot at Qatar 2022

FIFA President Gianni Infantino attended the play-off match between United Arab Emirates and Australia in Doha and met the President and Chief Executive Officer of the respective member associations.

DOHA, QATAR - JUNE 07: FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Football Australia General Secretary James Johnson and FIFA Legend Tim Cahill during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Playoff match between United Arab Emirates and Australia at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium on June 07, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Serhat Akin/FIFA)

Australia won the match 2-1 at the Ahmad bin Ali Stadium in Doha, Qatar, and will face Peru in the intercontinental play-off at the same venue on Monday June 13, for a place at the FIFA World Cup 2022™. During the evening, the FIFA President met with Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, President of the United Arab Emirates Football Association. He also greeted James Johnson, the CEO of Football Australia, and Tim Cahill, a FIFA Legend and former Australia forward who played at four FIFA World Cup tournaments.