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FIFA Club World Cup 2020 – News – Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali and Khalifa International to host FIFA Club World Cup matches

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FIFA Club World Cup 2020 - News - Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali and Khalifa International to host FIFA Club World Cup™ matches

  • Opening match to happen at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium and remaining at Education City Stadium
  • All three venues are due to host FIFA World Cup™ fixtures in 2022

Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali and Khalifa International stadiums will host the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™ matches happening in Qatar from 1 to 11 February 2021.

The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium will stage the opening match between Qatari champions Al Duhail and Auckland City of New Zealand on 1 February at 20:30 native time (18:30 CET), and the ultimate will likely be performed at Education City Stadium on 11 February at 21:00 native time.

The Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium was inaugurated on 18 December – Qatar National Day – precisely two years earlier than the nation hosts the FIFA World Cup™ remaining, Education City Stadium was unveiled in June 2020, and Khalifa International reopened its doorways in 2017. All three venues will host fixtures on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™.

In addition to Auckland City, who will likely be flying the flag for Oceania, Al Ahly have certified on behalf of CAF, UEFA will likely be represented by Bayern Munich, Ulsan Hyundai will signify the AFC, and the newest crew to be a part of the road-up are Tigres UANL, who had been topped Concacaf champions. Meanwhile, the Libertadores remaining in late January will determine CONMEBOL’s consultant on the FIFA Club World Cup 2020.

The full match schedule is out there right here. The draw to finalise the detailed pairings will happen in Zurich on 19 January at 16:00 CET.

In mild of the COVID-19 pandemic, FIFA and the host nation will present the required safeguards to shield the well being and security of all concerned within the competitors.

Further particulars on the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 can be found on FIFA.com.

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