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FIFA President Infantino Proposes To Postpone 2021 Club World Cup

FIFA President Gianni Infantino proposes to move the 2021 China FIFA Club World Cup to "later in 2021, in 2022 or in 2023" as Euro 2020 Championship and the Copa America have been postponed to June/July, 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
18 Mar 2020 21:09
FIFA President Infantino Proposes To Postpone 2021 Club World Cup
FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks at a seminar focusing on the development of competitions and infrastructure in African football, in Rabat, Marocco, Feb. 1, 2020. (Xinhua)

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Tuesday that the 2021 China FIFA Club World Cup should be moved to “later in 2021, in 2022 or in 2023” as Euro 2020 Championship and the Copa America have been postponed to June/July, 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic.

“The June/July of 2021 in a slot currently reserved for the new FIFA Club World Cup,” Infantino said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he has called for the council conference on Wednesday, which plans to accept the postponement requests from the European and South American tournaments and later discuss when to reschedule the 2021 Club World Cup.

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