Qatar's hosting of the World Cup finals in November and December means the Asia Champions League's usual slot in the schedule is unavailable.
Egypt will play the first leg at home and they will be required to win the ticket for the World Cup away from home.
Mr Infantino calls for solidarity to protect football’s future.
In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 19.
According to Wednesday's medical bulletin, Pele is continuing his treatment.
Montagliani has floated a possible compromise solution in the row over the proposal for a biennial World Cup which has divided the global governing body.
The playoffs will feature the highest placed teams not to have automatically qualified from Africa, Asia, South America and the CONCACAF (North and Central America and Caribbean) regions.
FIFA said on Friday that it will widen its gaming and e-sports portfolio to ensure that controlling rights don't lie in the hands of one party.
The game will be the Pharaohs’ only test ahead of the crucial games against Libya in Cairo and Benghazi in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
FIFA is hearing from – and will continue to listen over the coming months – to views and opinions from all key stakeholders.
FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup would lead to a “direct and destructive impact on the club game”, Europe’s top clubs organisation said on Friday.
Concerns grew about Pele's health on Friday after local media reported that he had returned to an ICU that he had only just left earlier this week.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the extensive shake-up would cut out "too many meaningless matches".
Egypt plays in Group F of the qualifiers alongside Angola, Gabon and Libya. The winner of the group will advance to the final round.
Van Gaal failed to qualify the Netherlands to the 2002 World Cup in his first spell but in Brazil 2014 he took the Dutch to third place.
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The Congress voted to carry out "a feasibility study on the consequences of the organization " of World Cups for men and women "every two years".