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Statement on Clash of Dates between FIFA Club World Cup and AFCON

Al Ahly’s board of directors, Club

Al Ahly SC will send official letters on Tuesday to the Egyptian Football Association (EFA), the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), requesting the three parties to collaborate to resolve the clash of dates between the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup. 

The FIFA Club World Cup will be held in the UAE between 3 and 12 February which clashes with the dates of the Africa Cup of Nations, which will be held between 9 January and 6 February in Cameroon. 

Al Ahly SC have more than seven players at the Egyptian national team’s squad in addition to three foreign players who will represent their national teams in the competition, which will impact our participation in the FIFA Club World Cup.

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