Michael Olunga will be featuring in the prestigious FIFA Club World Cup competition following the qualification of his team to the competition.
The qualification comes after Auckland City of New Zealand withdrew from the competition due to the quarantine measures imposed by the New Zealand authorities; Duhail and Auckland City having been slated to face each other on February 1 for a ticket to the second round of the tournament.
Aukland was to represent the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) after being nominated by their federation as 2020 OFC Champions League was cancelled due to COVID-19.
The withdrawal means Al Duhail qualifies for the next round and is waiting for the draw for the direct confrontations which will be held on the 19th of this month in the Swiss capital Zurich to find out which team will face in the next round of the clubs world cup .
In addition to Duhail, CAF will be represented by Egyptian giants Al Ahly, UEFA will be represented by Bayern Munich, Ulsan Hyundai FC will represent the AFC, with Tigres UANL representing Concacaf. The South American representative will be the winner in the final of Copa Libertadores which will be held in 30th January.
The competition is set to take place between February 1st and February 11th in Qatar with three stadiums set to host the games: Ahmad Bin Ali, Khalifa International and Education City stadiums.