Offshoots Of UEFA Canceling Norway Vs Romania Game Emerge

Offshoots Of UEFA Canceling Norway Vs Romania Game Emerge

UEFA said it cancelled the Norway Vs Romania Nations League game because Norway could not travel to Romania after a COVID-19 case in the squad.

Norway risks a 3-0 loss by forfeit for not fulfilling the match scheduled on Sunday in Bucharest.

UEFA said it sent the case to its disciplinary committee for a decision.

The case could cost Norway dearly. The team is currently level with Austria at the top of their group in second-tier League B. They are due to meet in Vienna on Tuesday in the final round.

Now here are the offshoots: the group winner gets two rewards, i.e. (1) Promotion to the top tier of the next Nations League and (2) a potential place in World Cup qualifying playoffs scheduled in March 2022 to advance to the tournament in Qatar later that year.

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There are no clearly available dates in the international calendar to make up the game.

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