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Three non league sides to take on international team ranked 156th in the world during pre-season

It has been revealed that three non league sides are to take on a national team who are ranked 156th in the world.

Kuwait are heading to England in preparation for their World Cup qualifying and the first team they are going head to head with are Isthmian League Division One South Central side Marlow at Bisham Abbey.

They will be also playing Hungerford Town on the 13th of July and then Maidenhead United from the National League on the 16th.

Getting to know the national team, Maidenhead United wrote: “Ahead of the second phase of the Asian Football Confederation section of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup starting in September, the side ranked number 156 in the FIFA World Rankings will embark on a training camp in England next month.

“The Kuwaitis are managed by Croatian Romeo Jozak who previously coached Dinamo Zagreb and the Libyan national team before a short spell in charge at Legia Warsaw in Poland.

“Asian Cup Champions back in 1980, the side known as Al-Azraq (The Blue Wave) could face one the likes of Japan, South Korea or Australia in qualifying as they look to secure only their second ever appearance at the World Cup Finals since their debut in 1982 when they were drawn in England’s group.”


After learning that Kuwait are to play three English non league sides, fans took to give their reaction with many excited about the upcoming fixtures – find out what they wrote on the next page.


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