Saudi Arabia will host the Spanish Super Cup for three years, according to the Royal Spanish Football Federation and the General Sport Authority (GSA) in Saudi Arabia on Monday, with the first edition to be held with the participation of four teams in January.
This announcement came on the sidelines of the draw, which took place at the headquarters of the Federation, noting that the next edition of the Spanish Super Cup will be the first time to see the participation of four teams.
Chairman of the GSA, Prince Abdul-Aziz bin Turki Al-Faisal through his official account on “Twitter“: “Continuing to host major world sporting events… I am pleased to announce hosting the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia”.
Al-Faisal explained that the Spanish Super Cup will be held with the participation of Barcelona, champions in the past two seasons, and its rival Real Madrid, in addition to Cup holders Valencia and Atletico Madrid, between January 8 and 12.
For its part, the Royal Spanish Football Federation confirmed that “the Spanish Super Cup will be held in Saudi Arabia in the next three years during the winter, in order to relieve the pressure of competitions, at the request of clubs and players,” according to “AFP”.
The Spanish Super Cup, to be hosted by King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah, will coincide with the winter break of the European Championships.