The FIFA Arab Cup 2021 in numbers

  • Draw for FIFA Arab Cup 2021™ will be held in Doha, Qatar this Tuesday
  • 23 nations participating in a tournament, which takes place at end of the year
  • brings you a selection of pre-draw stats about the participants

Twenty-three countries will participate in the FIFA Arab Cup 2021™, the draw for which will be held at the Katara Opera House in Doha on Tuesday 27 April at 21:00 local time.

Matches will be played at six of the Qatar 2022™ venues, thereby providing the World Cup hosts the perfect opportunity to test facilities and operations one year before world football’s flagship event takes place in the Middle East and the Arab world for the first time. The FIFA Arab Cup will kick off towards the end of this year and conclude on 18 December, Qatar’s National Day.

The 23 nations participating in the FIFA Arab Cup 2021 are Qatar (host nation), Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Ahead of tomorrow’s draw, brings you some key stats about the participants.

24. Reigning CAF Africa Cup of Nations champions Algeria are unbeaten in their last 24 games, winning 17 and drawing 7 since their last defeat to Benin in October 2018.

19. En route to their maiden Asian title in 2019, Qatar scored 19 goals in seven matches. Nine of those came from tournament top-scorer Almoez Ali, who set a record for the most goals in a single edition of the competition.

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