Italy to open World Cup qualifier in Lebanon

Italia will play France in a friendly on Tuesday before hosting the World Cup qualifiers in Lebenon.

The tournament starts on Wednesday and concludes on Sunday. 

France is hoping to qualify for the 2019 World Cup and has been in talks with the Football Association of France over playing in France. 

Lebenon is currently playing in the Europa League, the second tier of European football.

It’s currently fourth in Ligue 1, with 11 points. 

The two teams will play a friendly at 6:30pm on Tuesday and a friendly against France at 7:00pm on Wednesday.