Japan announces that it will renounce the right to host the Club World Cup due to Corona

BERLIN: The Japan Football Association announced Thursday that it has renounced the right to host the World Cup for club from questyear after discussions with FIFA, in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic in course. And Kiyotaka Suhara, CEO of the Japan Football Association, revealed his country’s withdrawal from hosting the tournament due to the country’s continuing problems due to the spread of the new Corona virus. Suhara announced the decision through a virtual press conference after a meeting with the board of directors today, Thursday, according to the Japanese news agency Kyodo. “We had to make a decision in this moment, “said Suhara, while JFA president Kozo Tashima said the association should have withdrawn from savings due to the absence of fans from the Japanese team’s games. quest’year. After hosting the 2020 Olympics last July, Japan was preparing to host the World Cup for club, which usually takes place in December, but has decided to give up its right to host after discussions with the International Game Federation (FIFA). (FIFA) has not yet announced the choice of an alternative to organize the Club World Cup, but the announcement of Japan’s withdrawal from the organization has increased its problems, after having had to cancel a friendly match with the English team at beginning of quest’year. the next edition of the Club World Cup will be unveiled in due course ”. Saudi Arabia had expressed a willingness to host the tournament if Japan apologized for organizing it. (Dpa)

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