Press reports revealed the fact that the Saudi club Al-Hilal was nominated to participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2022 as a representative of the Asian continent due to the inability to determine the new Champions League champion.
The Club World Cup will be held next January, i.e. before the final of the current edition of the AFC Champions League, which is scheduled for late February 2023, and therefore will participate in the FIFA Club World Cup 2022; As the champion of the last edition of the AFC Champions League “2021”, which crowned its title after beating South Korea’s Pohang Steelers, with two goals without a response in the final match.
Nidal Bahran, the official spokesman for the Asian Football Confederation, confirmed that no official decision has been taken so far to nominate Al Hilal to participate in the 2022 FIFA Club World Cup: We do not comment on hypotheses… So far, there is nothing related to the World Cup, it has not even been determined. Now, the start of the FIFA Club World Cup.