2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

14 June - 15 July

Statement regarding abandoned 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Myanmar against Oman

Omani goalkeeper Ali Al Habsi (3rd L) stops play and talks with a referee

The second leg match between Myanmar and Oman in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers on 28 July 2011 was brought to a sudden halt by the referee in the 45+2 minute after local supporters repeatedly hurled objects on to the field. The score at the time of interruption stood at 2-0 for Oman, who had also won the first leg 2-0.

The Bureau of the Organising Committee of the FIFA World Cup has confirmed that the result standing at the time of the interruption of the match (2-0 for Oman) is final. Therefore, Oman have qualified for the next round of Asia’s preliminary competition.

Furthermore, the matter will be referred to the FIFA Disciplinary Committee.

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