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Venue for UAE VS Japan World Cup qualifying match changed

09:12 SAST 2017/01/24
Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain UAE
The two Asian giants will lock horns in the World Cup 2018 Asian Qualifiers, and the venue has been decided by FIFA and the AFC

FIFA and the AFC decided that the match that will set Al Ain FC’s Hazaa Bin Zayed stadium as the venue of the group B clash between UAE and Japan in the 6th round of the World Cup 2018 Asian Qualifiers on March 23rd.

The Whites of UAE had previously played a single match at this venue when they faced Bahrain in a friendly on November 9th 2016, a match that ended with a 2-0 victory for the hosts.

Hazaa Bin Zayed stadium is an award winning stadium that was built in 2014 and is one of the most developed sporting establishments in the Arab World with a capacity that’s almost at 25,000 spectators and an area of 45,000 square feet.