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CLUB WORLD CUP: Why Travelling To Qatar Is More Favorable For Chelsea Than Japan In December

The Japan Football Association (JFA) has decided to pull out from hosting this year's FIFA club world cup tournament with a few months to go. The competition was supposed to be held and played in Japan this year, but Japan has relinquish it's right to host the tournament.

  8 months ago ago
CLUB WORLD CUP: Why Travelling To Qatar Is More Favorable For Chelsea Than Japan In December

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Japan Withdraws As Host Of 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

Because of Covid-19 restrictions in the country, Japan has withdrawn from hosting the Club World Cup in December. The Japanese Football Association (JFA) informed Fifa on Thursday that it was "no longer in a position" to host the tournament. The yearly event brings together champions from around the world, with Chelsea qualifying as Champions League winners this year.

  8 months ago ago
Japan Withdraws As Host Of 2021 FIFA Club World Cup

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The coronavirus pandemic has forced Japan to withdraw from hosting the 2021 Club World Cup.

Following consultations with FIFA's regulatory body, the Japan Football Association said on Thursday that it has abandoned its right to host this year's FIFA Club World Cup due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. As part of its centennial festivities, the JFA was planning to host the tournament for the first time in five years, but the expected spectator limits caused by the epidemic would make it difficult for the JFA to make a profit from the event.

  8 months ago ago
The coronavirus pandemic has forced Japan to withdraw from hosting the 2021 Club World Cup.