The FIFA Club World Cup Qatar 2019 presented by Alibaba Cloud, which will take place from 11 to 21 December.
Four participants have already been confirmed: CF Monterrey from Mexico (winners of the 2019 Concacaf Champions League), Hienghène Sport from New Caledonia (winners of the 2019 OFC Champions League), Liverpool FC from England (winners of the 2018-2019 UEFA Champions League) and Al Sadd SC, the domestic champions from host country Qatar. CAF is due to confirm the African participant, while representatives from CONMEBOL and the AFC will be known on 23 and 24 November respectively.
Liverpool & the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup draw
The Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup 2019 will take place at the Home of FIFA on Monday, 16 September and will feature FIFA Legend and Liverpool icon Michael Owen as the draw assistant.
2019 FIFA Club World Cup start & finish.
The event begins on November 21st.
The final will be staged on December 18th.
Where is the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup?
The event will be held in Qatar.
This will be the first major international tournament staged in Qatar before the 2022 World Cup.
Which teams are in the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup draw?
Al Sadd (Host)
Hienghene Sport (OFC)
Liverpool only enter the FIFA Club World Cup in the semi-final.The Reds are guaranteed to play twice in Qatar at the end of the year.
The Champions League winners will play on 18th and 21st of December. Liverpool were scheduled to play West Ham on December 21 in the league, but that fixture now needs to be rearranged.
The FIFA Club World Cup schedule clashes with the Carabao Cup quarter-finals. Liverpool will play their final Champions League group game December 10 at Salzburg.
Liverpool’s December 2019 fixtures
Everton (H), 4 December
Bournemouth (A), 7 December
Champions League, 10 or 11 December
Watford (H), 14 December
Fifa Club World Cup, 18 and 21 December
Leicester City (A), 26 December
Wolves (H), 28 December
To be confirmed: West Ham (A); Carabao Cup quarter-finals
CAF Champions League 2019 winners (Pending CAF confirmation)
AFC Champions League 2019 winners (Final on 9 and 24 November)
CONMEBOL Libertadores 2019 winners (final on 23 November)
Teams to be drawn
- Al Sadd (Host)
- Hienghene Sport (OFC)
- Liverpool (UEFA)
- Monterrey (Concacaf)
- CAF Champions League 2019 winners (Pending CAF confirmation)
- AFC Champions League 2019 winners (Final on 9 and 24 November)
- CONMEBOL Libertadores 2019 winners (final on 23 November)