The Eritrean national team decided to withdraw from the Moroccan national team group in the USA Canada Mexico 2026 World Cup qualifiers.
In this regard, the “Eritrean Football” website said that the Eritrean national team will not participate in the race to qualify for the World Cup, quoting the Eritrean News Agency, due to the refusal of Zemede Tekle, the Eritrean Commissioner for Sports and Culture, who also supervises the National Football Association, to participate in the competition. Playoffs.
The Eritrea national team had withdrawn from the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifiers, “Côte d’Ivoire 2023”, making it the second withdrawal from the 2026 World Cup qualifiers for this team, as a result of it being forced to play all its matches outside its home country, due to the lack of a stadium that meets the “CAF” conditions to host its international matches. As well as the financial crisis he is experiencing.
The draw for the USA, Canada, Mexico 2026 World Cup qualifiers placed the Eritrea team in the fifth group of the World Cup qualifiers, along with the Moroccan team, Zambia, Congo, Tanzania and Niger.