Africa FIFA : Pan-Arab competition planned for 2021 in Qatar

In its resolutions following the Council meeting on Thursday, FIFA announced the organisation of a pan-Arab competition in 2021.

«An invitation-only event for the national men’s teams from the Arab countries of Africa and Asia. Which will only involve players operating in their country. And will be played outside the slots of international match calendar», details the world authority.

The tournament is scheduled for December 1-18, 2021 in Qatar. It will use the 2022 World Cup infrastructure. A kind of test before the Great World Mass.

In addition, FIFA has also announced a US$1.5 billion COVID-19 support plan for football.

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