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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Path to global glory become clearer on Wednesday 23 September, when the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2015 official draw occurred in the FIFA homepage presence of FIFA president Sepp Blatter in Zurich.

"It gives me great pleasure to be at this draw,” said the FIFA President. “To bring the best football clubs in the world together is a great achievement. The basis of our game is the clubs. Club football is part of football, and therefore of FIFA, so it was important for us to organise this tournament. With the stars we have on the pitch, I'm sure that it will be a wonderful event in Japan.”

While it is known, the riverbed and FC Barcelona will play their semi-finals in Osaka and Yokohama respectively, we now know that the problem they are likely to champion the continent face.

If the American team beat Asian champions in Osaka on Sunday 13 December, they will set up a semifinal showdown against Barcelona after four days.

Today's draw, the contest director Colin Smith FIFA do the results mean Auckland, J League winner, or the face of the African championship on Wednesday, the 16th riverbed.

In the final of the FIFA Club World Cup take place in the International Stadium in Yokohama on Sunday, December 20th.

Quarter-final clash revealed though the American team know where they are quarter-final opponent is the African continent
Mainly, the team will only be confirmed following the conclusion of the AFC Champions League final on November 21.

Game veterans, Auckland City in line with J-League champions opener in Yokohama on December 10. However, if the AFC Champions League is a Japanese club, the Oceania champions will meet the AFC Champions League runner-up.

Only 78 days to go, the excitement building, especially in the host country.
“The FIFA Club World Cup is coming back to Japan three years after we last hosted it,” said JFA President Kuniya Daini. “It’s a great honour for us to host it again and we are all very excited, especially the fans. Obviously we have hosted it many times so far and the football family in Japan have learned a lot from these prestigious experiences. We will do our best to prepare and make sure that the fans, players and officials enjoy the tournament and their time in Japan.”

Draw results

Quarter-finals
Club America-AFC Champions League winners
CAF Champions League winners - Auckland City OR J.League Champions

Semi-finals
FC Barcelona - Club America OR AFC Champions League winners
Auckland City/J.League Champions OR CAF Champions League winners - River Plate


 

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