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Qatar 2020 World Cup: FIFA announces venues

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has announced the venues for 2020 World cup tournament in Qatar.

Amongst the venues mentioned are: Education City, Ahmad Bin Ali, and Khalifa International stadiums for World Cup in Qatar.

The tournament which was earlier scheduled for 2020 but postponed due to COVID-19 will hold from February 1 to 11, 2021.

The match in the opening ceremony will be played on February 1 at the Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium which was inaugurated on December 18.

Qatari champions Al Duhail will face Auckland City of New Zealand in the opening game.

Education City Stadium will host the final of the tournament which brings teams from six continental confederations.

The teams in the tournament include Bayern Munich, Ulsan Hyundai, Al Ahly, UANL, Auckland City, and Al-Duhail.

Education City stadium which was unveiled in June 2020 will host the final of the tournament on February 11.

The host country will provide protection from COVID-19 all through the tournament. (NATIONAL ACCORD)

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