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FIFA Club World Cup 2020 – News – Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali stadiums to host FIFA Club World Cup 2020™
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FIFA Club World Cup 2020 – News – Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali stadiums to host FIFA Club World Cup 2020™

Following confirmation that, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and related quarantine measures required by the New Zealand authorities, Auckland City FC will be unable to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2020™, FIFA has adapted the competition’s match schedule. The competition format remains unchanged, with the opening match forfeited. The tournament will now be staged at Education City and Ahmad Bin Ali Stadiums, while Khalifa International Stadium, which was originally due to host two games, will not be used. Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium will stage the first match on 4 February at 17:00 local time (15:00 CET), and the FIFA Club World Cup champions will be crowned at Education City Stadium on 11 February (kick off at 21:00 local time, 19:00 CET). The tournament will be contested...