Suara.com – Iraq coach, Jesus Casas, talks about the 2026 World Cup Qualification after beating Jordan on FIFA Matchday October 2023. Does it offend the Indonesian National Team?
Iraq managed to beat Jordan quite dramatically in the match which was held at the Amman International Stadium, Tuesday (17/10/2023). They won on penalties with a score of 5-3 after the previous match ended at 2-2.
Jesus Casas commented on his players who had succeeded in subduing Jordan.
“All the matches the team played during their participation in the King’s Cup Thailand and Quarter Championship have provided benefits for us,” said Jesus Casas, quoted from Instagram @iraq.ifa.
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He also touched on the second round of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications in the Asian zone which will be held in November 2023. Iraq is considered optimistic that it will be able to qualify for the 2026 World Cup finals.
“We have very important matches in the World Cup Qualifiers, and we will ensure that we achieve positive results to achieve our goal of qualifying for the 2026 World Cup finals.” explained Casas.
He briefly touched on his potential opponents in Group F of the 2026 World Cup Qualifications. According to him, he will adapt to his opponents’ tactics later.
“Given the circumstances of each match, the nature of each competitor we will face and how prepared our players are, we will then depend on the formation that is suitable for each match,” he concluded.
Iraq will meet the Indonesian National Team on November 16 2023. This is a challenge for the Indonesian National Team to be able to compete with a strong team like Iraq.
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