The world football governing body FIFA has postpone the Club World Cup tournament to February 2021, after the coronavirus pandemic interfered with the conclusion of other internationally championship around the world.
The tournament is still scheduled to hold in Qatar but will no longer be played in December as planned earlier.
“The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2020, which was originally scheduled for December, has been subject to the disruptive effect of the pandemic on the confederations’ continental club championships that serve as a pathway for the event,” FIFA said I’m a statement.
“The introduction of strict return-to-play protocols has facilitated a successful resumption of continental club championships, the last of which is now scheduled to conclude by the end of January 2021.
“As a result, the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 will now be held from February 1 to 11 2021, taking place in Qatar as per the original host appointment by the FIFA Council in June 2019.”
Bundelisga gaints, Bayern Munich who are the current champions of the UEFA champions league will represent europe in the competition.