Al-Ahly of Egypt clashes with Real Madrid in the World Cup for club

Rabat: the draw for the World Cup for club FIFA, which was held today, Friday, brought Spanish team Real Madrid on their way to Al-Ahly during their tournament, and Brazilian team Flamengo on their way to the winner of the match between Morocco’s Wydad and Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia. The tournament will take place from February 1st to 11th. The opening match will bring together Egypt Al-Ahly (second in Africa) with the New Zealand team of Auckland City (Oceania champion). The winner of that matchup will play CONCACAF champions Seattle, USA. In the semifinal Real Madrid (European champion) will play with the winner of match which will see the American Seattle and the winner of match between Al-Ahly and Auckland City. While Al-Hilal Saudi Arabia (the Asian champion) will play the Moroccan Wydad (the African champion who participates in the tournament as a representative of the organizing country), provided that their winner meets Flamengo in semifinal. The tournament is held for the third time in Morocco, after the 2013 and 2014 editions. (dpa)