New Zealand will face Costa Rica in an intercontinental World Cup qualifier in Doha, Qatar on June 14, New Zealand Soccer (NZF) stated on Wednesday.
The All Whites took an enormous step in the direction of qualifying for the World Cup finals for the primary time since 2010 after progressing via Oceania’s qualification with a 100% file.
They may face Costa Rica, who completed fourth within the CONCACAF qualifying standings and are thirty first within the FIFA rankings to New Zealand’s one hundred and first.
The winner of the playoff will enter Group E, which options four-times champions Germany, 2010 winners Spain and Japan.
The event will run from Nov. 21 to Dec 18. It is going to be the primary time the event has been hosted within the Center East.