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FIFA reveals the date of the Club World Cup draw

The International Football Association (FIFA) announced that the draw for the FIFA Club World Cup, scheduled in the UAE, will be held next Monday.

And (FIFA) stated in a media statement on Wednesday that the tournament is scheduled to take place in early 2022, as the dates of the tournament matches will be confirmed before the draw.

(FIFA) added that the clubs confirmed to participate in the next edition of the competition are Al Hilal Saudi Arabia, the Asian champion, Al Ahly of Egypt, the African champion, Chelsea, the European champion, Monterrey of Mexico, the champion of the Concacaf Champions League, and Auckland City of New Zealand, who were nominated by the committee. Executive Director of the Oceania Football Association after canceling the Champions League there, in addition to Al-Jazira, the UAE League title holder last season, representing the host country.

There is still only one seat left in the tournament, which will be allocated to the champion of the South American continent, as the winner of the final match of the Libertadores Cup between Palmeiras and Flamengo will be reserved for the Brazilians, which will take place next Saturday.

And (FIFA) explained: The ceremony will be presented by presenter and journalist Samantha Johnson and will be joined by Jaime Yarza, director of FIFA competitions, who will conduct the draw and be assisted by John Terry, former Chelsea captain, winner of many titles, who played 78 international matches with England national team.

It is noteworthy that this is the second edition in which 3 Arab clubs participate in the tournament after the 2019 edition.