See When Chelsea & Villarreal Will Play Super Cup
As a result of being the Champions League winner and Europa League triumphs respectively, Chelsea and Villarreal will meet on August 11 to battle it out to claim the bragging rights of being the outright best in Europe.
It had been suggested the Super Cup could have been moved to Istanbul from Belfast after they were stripped of the Champions League final due to Covid-19 travel restrictions.
But, as per previous reports, it has now been confirmed by the Irish FA that Belfast will host the Super Cup on August 11
The game will take place at 8 pm (UK) and ticketing details and allocations will be released in due course as the final arrangements are made.
What the Irish FA said
In a statement released on Thursday, it read: "The 2021 UEFA Super Cup final will be played at the National Football Stadium at Windsor Park in Belfast on 11 August.
After recent speculation that the game would be switched to Istanbul, UEFA has today confirmed that the showpiece fixture between Champions League winners, Chelsea, and Europa League winners, Villarreal, will remain in Northern Ireland.
"Irish FA CEO, Patrick Nelson, said: “We have kept in close contact with our partners at UEFA on the matter and following these discussions we are delighted that they have confirmed that the game will stay in Belfast.”
"Details on attendance and ticketing arrangements are still to be finalised and will be publicised in due course
World Cup: England to play Senegal in Round of 16
The Round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup will feature England vs. Senegal.The Qatar tournament's opening knockout match has been officially confirmed.With a 2-1 victory over Ecuador in the first set of games played on Tuesday, the Teranga Lions advanced.Prior to Moises Caicedo's equalizing goal for the South Americans, Ismaila Sarr's penalty gave Senegal the advantage.The victory was then secured by Captain Kalidou Koulibaly's volley.The Three Lions defeated Wales 3-0...
Qatar 2022: Xavi picks two countries to play World Cup final
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández has picked two countries to play in the 2022 FIFA World Cup final.The 2022 World Cup started on Sunday, with host Qatar losing 2-0 against Ecuador.However, Xavi believed the likes of Argentina and Brazil would play in the final of the 2022 World Cup.Speaking at an event at the Santander Work Café on Passeig de Gràcia on Monday, Xavi said, “Messi looks very strong." We are seeing the best Messi again, and he’s going to make a difference...
I may not play next World Cup – Neymar
Brazil forward Neymar has hinted the 2022 World Cup could be the last in his career.The 30-year-old featured in the last two editions but has yet to win a major title with the national team.“I’ll play like it’s the last." I always tell my father—we always talk—to play each game as if it were the last because you never know what will happen tomorrow.“I can’t guarantee that I’ll play another [World] Cup... I honestly don’t know. I’ll play like it’s the last. Maybe I’l...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.