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FIFA POSTPONES CLUB WORLD CUP

World Football governing body, FIFA, has announced the postponement of this year’s Club World Cup from December to February 2021 due to Covid-19 restrictions.

In a statement published on its website, FIFA noted that the tournament will still be played in Qatar, the earlier scheduled venue, but now from February1-11.

The statement also announced the cancellation of the women’s Under-20 and Under-17 2020 World Cups, initially rescheduled for 2021.

The respective host nations for the 2020 tournaments will now host the next scheduled finals in 2022 instead, with Costa Rica staging the Under-20 World Cup, and India the Under-17.

BY: AUGUSTUS ETEFIA

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