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Saudi Arabia's Jeddah will Host FIFA Club World Cup 2023.


Saudi Arabia's city of Jeddah has been chosen as the venue for the FIFA Club World Cup 2023. This announcement was made jointly by the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) and FIFA after an official visit. The competition is scheduled to run from December 12 to 22 this year. Saudi Arabia's Jeddah will Host FIFA Club World Cup 2023.

Yasser Al Mis’hal, the President of SAFF, assured that Jeddah is prepared to host this year’s FIFA Club World Cup and promises a unique experience for both players and fans. He emphasized Jeddah's track record in managing significant sports events, the city's extensive range of state-of-the-art facilities, and its robust infrastructure.

According to Al Mis’hal, the decision to assign Jeddah as the host of the championship highlights Saudi Arabia's status and its ability to organize major international sports events. He added that the sports sector is crucial to Saudi Arabia's ongoing transformation in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 and receives full support from the country's leadership.

Al Mis’hal expressed that Saudi Arabia has successfully positioned itself as a growing global sports destination. He highlighted that hosting a World Cup-level tournament will enhance local football development, elevate the game, showcase Saudi Arabia's culture, and emphasize its people's hospitality and passion for football.

He also mentioned the importance of continuous collaboration with FIFA to ensure a remarkable tournament. FIFA experts have examined the main infrastructure and stadiums nominated to host the competition, such as King Abdullah Sports City and Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium, along with various training and accommodation facilities.

The teams confirmed to participate in the 2023 FIFA Club World Cup in Jeddah include Al-Ittihad, Auckland City, León, Al Ahly, Urawa Red Diamonds, and Manchester City. They will be joined by the winner of South America’s Copa Libertadores.


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