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Club World Cup 2021: Everything you need to know

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Another major tournament is due and AceFootball brings you all that you need to know about the FIFA Club World Cup 2021.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the place where the latest FIFA Club World Cup will be held. But instead of hosting the global tournament in 2021, it will take place in 2022.

We will witness international action as the best teams from all the continents will participate in this tournament. The list includes the top teams from UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, AFC, CAF, and OFC, who will be battling to lift the silverware.

So let’s take a detailed look at all the information that you need to know to get ready to watch some interesting football.

When is the Club World Cup 2021 draw?

The draw for this major competition will take place on Monday 29 November at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland.

It will begin at exactly 4 pm GMT, with Samantha Johnson conducting the hosting process alongside the former Chelsea and England captain John Terry who will help with the proceedings. FIFA Director of Tournaments Jaime Yerza will also be present.

Which clubs are in the Club World Cup 2021?

TeamConfederationQualification route
Flamengo/Palmeiras*CONMEBOLCopa Libertadores winner
ChelseaUEFAUEFA Champions League winner
Al HilalAFCAFC Champions League winner
Al AhlyCAFCAF Champions League winner
MonterreyCONCACAFCONCACAF Champions League winner
Auckland CityOFCNominated by OFC
Al JaziraAFCHosts

*Flamengo and Palmeiras will go in the final showdown to determine the winner of the Copa Libertadores this Saturday.

How to watch the Club World Cup 2021?

One can watch the live stream of the Club World Cup matches from different video streaming platforms and the official website of FIFA along with their YouTube channel (Visit FIFA.com for more info).

When does the Club World Cup 2021 begin?

The dates for the beginning of the tournament are yet to be confirmed, however, it is estimated to begin in early 2022.

Initially, the competition was planned to be held in Japan in 2021, but the danger reflected by the global pandemic saw the Asian country drop its hosting rights. Nevertheless, the first-round game will begin with a clash between hosts Al Jazira and Auckland City.

Who won the last Club World Cup?

The proud winners of the recent Club World Cup were Bayern Munich in 2020. The German champions beat Tigres UANL by 1-0 with the help of Benjamin Pavard’s goal. As a matter of fact, the Bavarians lifted the trophy for the second time after their triumph back in 2013.