The stage is set for the FIFA Club World Cup 2021 edition in Qatar, with the opening matches scheduled for Thursday evening.
The competition, in the 17th edition, was initially set for December 2020 but was pushed back due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
It will now run from between 4th and 11th February, when the final match will be held.
Here are the key details;
📋 Participating teams
- Bayern Munich
- Tigres UANL
- Al Ahly
- Ulsan Hyundai
- SE Palmeiras
- Auckland City FC (Withdrew due to COVID-19 reasons)
- Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium
- Education City Stadium
- Khalifa International Stadium
Opening match (Feb 4th)
- Tigres UANL and Ulsan Hyundai
Second match of the day (Feb 4th)
- Al Duhail and Al Ahly
Semi-final (Feb 7th)
- CONMEBOL vs UANL / Ulsan Hyundai
- Al-Duhail / Al Ahly vs Bayern Munich
- Match 6 Loser vs Match 5 Loser
- Match 5 Winner vs Match 6 Winner