The Much Anticipated 2021 FIFA Club World Cup has suffered a new twist as Japan Pulls out from hosting tournament due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

The Japanese Football Association (JFA) due to Covid-19 restrictions in the Country has decided to step down as Host of the Tournament. A statement from FIFA Reads: 

“Fifa can confirm that it has been informed today by the Japan Football Association (JFA) that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and hosting situation in the country, they are no longer in a position to host the Fifa Club World Cup 2021,” a statement from Fifa read.

“Fifa would like to thank the JFA for their work and commitment and looks forward to going back to Japan in the future."

“Further details about an alternative host for the Fifa Club World Cup 2021 will be announced by Fifa in due course.”

Chelsea, Al Ahly (Egypt) and Auckland City of New Zealand are the three sides out of Seven Available slots to have qualified to Partake in the Competition Later this Year.
Other 4 teams are yet to be Decided.

The Competition is expected to take place from 9th - 19th of December 2021.