2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

14 June - 15 July

Statement regarding abandoned 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier Myanmar against Oman


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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