Al Jazira faces Auckland City in the opening of the Club World Cup

Balanced draw for the Club World Cup.

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The draw for the Club World Cup (UAE 2021), which was held yesterday at the headquarters of the International Federation of Football (FIFA) in Zurich, resulted in the face of the UAE league title holder, Al Jazira, with Auckland City of New Zealand, representative of Oceania, in the first round, while Al-Ahly of Egypt begins, The African champion, and the Saudi Al Hilal, the Asian champion, the competition from the second league, where Al-Ahly will meet Monterrey of Mexico, the champion of the CONCACAF Champions League, while Al-Hilal will face the winner of Al-Jazira of the UAE and Auckland City of New Zealand, in the first round.

The tournament will be held from the 3rd to the 12th of February.

In the semi-finals, Palmeiras will face the Brazilian champion of the Copa Libertadores, the winner of the second round match between Al-Ahly of Egypt and Monterrey of Mexico, while Chelsea, the Champions League winner of the Al-Hilal match, will face Al-Jazira and Auckland City in the first round.

It is noteworthy that Bayern Munich won the previous edition of the championship.

The 2021 edition of the Club World Cup will witness the participation of the continental champions, Al-Ahly of Egypt, Chelsea of ‚Äč‚ÄčEngland, Al Hilal of Saudi Arabia, Palmeiras of Brazil, Auckland City of New Zealand and Monterrey of Mexico, in addition to the Emirati Al Jazeera, the representative of the host country.

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