Somalia ranks in 202 in the world in football, defeats Zimbabwe in 1-0 in the match of World Cup qualifier securing their qualifying position in the World Sports History on last Thursday. After trudging through 19 successive defeats. Somalia establishes an exemplary position by overcoming the threats of existing extremist groups in the country. Political disturbances could not resist its win.
Zimbabwe ranks in the same field as in 112nd. On September 10, Zimbabwe is supposed to host the same sort of event at Barbour fields Stadium in Bulawayo. Zimbabwe hosts Somalia for the second leg on Tuesday.
Seven debutants countries participated along with Somalia. It shows the performances of immigrant communities from Europe and North America with vivacious sports activities. Somalia creates history defeating Zimbabwe making a path to the 2022 FIFA World Cup at the El Hadj Hassan Gouled Stadium in Djibouti on Thursday.
Anwar Sidali Shakunda deserves a courtesy by heading a goal to make the country winner. The 87th minute of the match on Thursday makes history for Somalia. Somalia Football Federation reacts with joy and confidence to grab the first-ever qualifying record in the first leg of the World FIFA Cup 2022 (preliminary qualifier clash). Zimbabwe, who ranks 90 places higher than Somalia in the worldwide rankings, loses the match.
There are 29 teams in total for the preliminary round of African qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup amongst which 14 teams are winners. At last, there will be 10 groups of 4 teams along with the group winners to play with each other on a two-legged tie. Finally, only five winners amongst these groups will be represented to the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2020 which is to be held in Qatar.