FIFA announces places for the World Cup at the Qatar 2020 Club – Punch Newspapers

Segun Adewole

The governing body of world football, FIFA has announced the stadiums of Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali and Khalifa International as the venues for the 2020 Club World Cup in Qatar.

The tournament, which was previously scheduled for 2020, but was postponed due to COVID-19, will be held from February 1 to 11, 2021.

The match at the opening ceremony will be played on February 1 at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium, which was officially opened on December 18.

Qatari champions Al Duhail will face Auckland City of New Zealand in the opening game.

The City Education Stadium will host the final of the tournament, which brings together teams from six continental confederations.

Teams in the tournament include Bayern Munich, Ulsan Hyundai, Al Ahly, UANL, Auckland City and Al-Duhail.

The City Stadium Stadium, which was presented in June 2020, will host the tournament finals on February 11.

COVID-19 protection will be provided by the host country throughout the tournament.

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