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2020 FIFA Club World Cup

The FIFA Club World Cup is an international competition for senior men’s football, contested by the teams of member confederation’s continental club competitions. First held in 2000, Liverpool of England are the current holders having won the 2019 competition in Qatar, following a 1-0 win over Flamengo of Brazil. The 2020 tournament has been delayed to February 2021 due to the knock on effect of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The host nation’s national champions compete along with that year’s winners from the AFC Champions League (Asia), CAF Champions League (Africa), CONCACAF Champions League (North America), Copa Libertadores (South America), OFC Champions League (Oceeania) and UEFA Champions League (UEFA).

The 2020 qualifiers are:

  • Hosts – Al-Duhail SC (Qatar)
  • AFC – Ulsan Hyundai FC (South Korea)
  • CAF – Al Ahly (Egypt)
  • CONCACAF – Tigres UANL (Mexico)
  • CONMEBOL – Palmeiras (Brazil)
  • UEFA – Bayern Munich (Germany)

Auckland City were due to represent the OFC but withdrew due to the Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine measures required in their home country of New Zealand.

Where is the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup?

The 2020 FIFA Club World Cup is being hosted by Qatar for the second time in a row as the country prepares to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The matches will be played across two venues in the city of Al Rayyan, just outside of Doha:

The Khalifa International Stadium was also due to be used but after the withdrawal of Auckland City, the match schedule was revised.

How do I get to the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup?

Hamad International Airport is the only international airport in Qatar and serves many international destinations.

Thinking of going to Qatar? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.

How do I get tickets to the 2020 FIFA Club World Cup?

To purchase tickets and for further ticket information, consult the ticketing section of the official FIFA ticketing website here.

Where to Stay in Qatar

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in Qatar by clicking here.

2020 FIFA Club World Cup Match Schedule

Second Round

4th February 2021 (17:00 local) – UANL 2-1 Ulsan Hyandai (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan)

4th February 2021 (20:30 local) – Al-Duhail 0-1 Al Ahly (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan)

Match for fifth place

7th February 2021 (18:00 local) – Ulsan Hyandai 1-3 Al-Duhail (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan)


7th February 2021 (21:00 local) – Palmeiras 0-1 UANL (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan)

8th February 2021 (21:00 local) – Al Ahly 0-2 Bayern Munich (Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan)

Match for third place

11th February 2021 (18:00 local) – Al Ahly v Palmeiras (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan)


11th February 2021 (21:00 local) – Bayern Munich 1-0 UANL (Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan)

Further Information

FIFA Club World Cup Official Website

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