Sunday 26 March 2017, 07:16

Next week on


Attentions across planet football will be firmly focused on 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™qualifying this Tuesday, 28 March. Another set of key encounters will be taking place in Oceania, Asia, South America and the CONCACAF zone, and FIFA.comwill be giving you your usual front-row seat to follow proceedings live with our World Match Centre. A steady supply of match reports, statistics, photos and round-ups will be at your fingertips.

In the OFC zone, New Zealand and Tahiti could seal their places in the next stage of the continental race to Russia 2018 when they play host to Fiji and Papua New Guinea respectively. Brazil-Paraguay and Ecuador-Colombia are among the main attractions in CONMEBOL action, Honduras-Costa Rica and Panama-USA top the bill on the North, Central America and Caribbean front, while Iran-China PR and Korea Republic-Syria are the headline AFC fixtures.

Before all of those games, we will be taking another trip down World Cup memory lane to kick off the week. On this occasion, we will be harking back to Oleg Salenko's famous five-goal haul in a single match at USA 1994 in the company of the Russian legend. will once again be shining the spotlight on women's football in the coming days, with an interview with Pia Sundhageand a look at the female game in Kosovoin the offing. Meanwhile, we will also continue the build-up to this year's FIFA Confederations Cupby revisiting Canada's historic draw with Brazil in the 2001 edition of the competition.

You can also look forward to all our regular features, updates on other FIFA Tournaments and the best videos, pictures, interviews and statistics. Have a great week of football on