Gibraltar, Kosovo to participate in 2018 World Cup qualification

Share 22 June 2016

Rival teams of Kosovo and Gibraltar in the 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament have been determined – Kosovo have been assigned to Group I, Gibraltar – to Group H, according to the official UEFA website. Thus, Kosovo will face Croatia, Iceland, Ukraine, Turkey and Finland. Gibraltar national team will play against the teams of Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece, Estonia and Cyprus.

Kosovo was accepted as a member of UEFA at the congress in Budapest, held on May 3. Later, the Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) was admitted to FIFA, as well as the Gibraltar Football Association (GFA).

Qualifying tournament for the 2018 FIFA World Cup kicks off in September.