I think the implication was that they aren't at the "need a favor" stage just yet - but when they get there ... well ...
I was once lucky enough to travel business class Dubai to Sydney in an Emirates A-380. You haven't lived until you've spent 12 hours...
You go to jail for one *definitely* illegal payment, not for a thousand *possibly* illegal ones.
Why even play that? You've got a 1st ranked team already. They win. :)
Certainly cuts out problems of scheduling
This is all true - but we are talking about Canada here, who are experts at disappointing. Admittedly they usually blow up the second-last phase,...
Apart from Gibraltar (if Slovenia lose and Croatia don't)
I suspect it was a response to the comment above it as much as a real complaint.
Are you SURE?
At least there will be somewhere to buy food and fuel!
GROUPS have 3 games. That's why it's not certain that the team that finishes 2nd will play in that match
I wouldn't be 100% on that. The original "bid book" schedule had a couple of groups that had a third match (of 3) in Canada/Mexico then have that...
I was so disappointed by that draw.
I really wanted Brazil and England and the USA.
Although, the eventual tournament was fun. We met some...
They've downgraded from The Confederations' Cup to A Confederation's Cup!
Oceania looking to have its entire qualification tournament in Qatar....
If FIFA were still being led by Sepp Blatter I would assume that the police were about to raid one of the confederations heads and he wanted to...