2021 FIFA Club World Cup Proposed to Start From 17 June
The 2021 Club World Cup has been proposed to kick off on 17 June and its final to be held on 4 July.
The 2021 Club World Cup has been proposed to kick off on 17 June and its final to be held on 4 July.(Photo: AP)

2021 FIFA Club World Cup Proposed to Start From 17 June

The 2021 Club World Cup has been proposed to kick off on 17 June and its final to be held on 4 July.

Chinese Football Association (CFA) source told Xinhua on Thursday, 9 January that both the opening match and the final are proposed to take place in Shanghai.

The proposals have yet to be approved by the FIFA Council, according to the CFA source.

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced in October, 2019 that China will host the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup in 2021.

The new Club World Cup will be held every four years featuring 24 teams and replaces the current seven-team annual format.

Eight Chinese cities including Shanghai and Guangzhou have been selected to host the 2021 Club World Cup.

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