December 23rd, FIFA announced the schedule of the Club World Cup (referred to as the Club World Cup) held in Qatar in February 2021.
The competition will last from February 1st to 11th, and the final will be held at 21:00 local time on February 11.
The three venues hosting the competition are Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Caliphate International Stadium and Education City Stadium. They are also the three hosting venues for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
There are seven teams, namely, champions from Europe, South America, Central and North America and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and Oceania, and the champion of the host Qatar League.
At present, six of them have been determined, namely, Bayern Munich, the champion of the European Champions League, the champion of the Central and Caribbean Champions League, Tiger University of Mexico, the champion of the African Champions League, Al Ahli of Egypt, the champion of the Asian Champions League, Ulsan Hyundai, and the champion of Oceania Champions League. Army New Zealand Auckland City Team.
The number of places in the South American division is still in competition.
According to the schedule, the Champions League champion and the champion of the South American division, that is, the champion of the Copa Libertadores, will directly enter the semi-finals.
The FIFA Club World Cup is usually held at the end of each year. Due to the impact of the COVID-19 epidemic, the 2020 Club World Cup has been postponed to February 2021.