The Harambee Stars ahead will come up towards the African champions within the match set for February in Qatar
In line with the draw carried out on Tuesday forward of the match set to kick off in Doha on February four, Duhail, a membership Kenya’s striker Michael Olunga signed for every week in the past, will face the African champions with the winner arising towards Champions League winners Bayern Munich.
Within the different match, Tigres will tackle Asian Champions Ulsan Hyundai with the winner taking over both Palmeiras or Santos, who face off within the Copa Libertadores last on January 30.
Simply final week the competitors noticed Auckland Metropolis withdraw from the match as a result of Covid-19 pandemic and quarantine measures required by New Zealand’s authorities.
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The group’s exit left six opponents representing international governing our bodies of Uefa (Bayern Munich), AFC (Ulsan Hyundai), Concacaf (Tigres UANL), Caf (Al Ahly), Qatari league champions Al-Duhail together with a Conmebol consultant that might be confirmed after the Copa Libertadores last.
The competitors’s format will stay unchanged, regardless of the withdrawal of Auckland Metropolis, with the fixtures being performed at three venues – within the metropolis of Al Rayyan: Khalifa Worldwide Stadium, Schooling Metropolis Stadium, and Ahmed bin Ali Stadium.
All three stadiums are set to host matches on the 2022 World Cup.
Olunga not too long ago signed for Duhail from Japan, the place he had a stellar season with Kashiwa Reysol as he received the Golden Boot – after scoring 28 objectives – and was additionally voted the Most Beneficial Participant turning into the primary African to win each awards.
Throughout the week he arrived in Qatar, Olunga made his Qatar Stars League debut in Al Duhail’s Three-1 loss to Al Sadd and he performed for 67 minutes, with Algeria star Baghdad Bounedjah scoring a hat-trick within the fixture.
On Tuesday, Olunga got here within the second half as Duhail managed to grab a 1-1 draw towards Qatar SC in one other league match.
It was Qatar SC who took the lead courtesy of Mehdi Berrahma from the penalty spot within the 21st minute earlier than Duhail levelled issues by means of Edmilson Junior within the 51st minute.
The Kenyan striker got here on within the 56th minute however didn’t threaten a lot as the house group had been strong in defence.