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European clubs say will boycott new FIFA Club World Cup

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(Reuters) – Europe’s leading clubs will not take part in the new 24-team Club World Cup, announced by FIFA on Friday, the European Clubs Association (ECA) said following the decision.

A spokesman for the ECA told Reuters: “ECA clubs will not participate in 2021 Club World Cup and will assess participation in editions of the competition post-2024.”

(Reporting by Simon Evans; Editing by Toby Davis)

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