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Thursday, November 29, 2007

2007 FIFA Club World Cup


Image courtesy of FIFA.
Click the image to see
video highlights from
last year's final.
Note: 08 December

To read about this in more detail, please see Eddie Griffin's article in Soccerlens.
On 07 December, the fourth FIFA Club World Cup competition will take place in Japan.

There are seven teams; however, two (Sepahan and Waitakere United) will need to play into the competition. Paolo Maldini of AC Milan will make his 6th appearance in this competition, along with its precursor, the Intercontinental Cup. (AC Milan won in 1989 and 1990. They lost in 1993, 1994, and 2003).

The final will take place in Yokohama on Sunday, 16 December 2007, at 1930 local time.

Teams: Country and Confederation
AC Milan (Italy and UEFA).
Boca Juniors (Argentina and CONMEBOL).
Etoile du Sahel (Tunisia and CAF).
Pachuca (Mexico and CONCACAF).
Urawa Reds (Japan and AFC).
Sepahan (Iran and AFC).
Waitakere United (New Zealand and OFC).
Bracket

Courtesy of Wikipedia.


Play-off
Quarterfinals
Semifinals
Final

7 December - Tokyo













Flag of Iran Sepahan 1


10 December - Toyota City







Flag of New Zealand Waitakere United 3


Flag of Iran Sepahan 1

13 December - Yokohama




Flag of Japan Urawa Reds 3



Flag of Japan Urawa Reds 0






Flag of Italy AC Milan 1





16 December - Yokohama




Flag of Italy AC Milan 4


9 December - Tokyo


Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors 2


Flag of Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 1

12 December - Tokyo


Flag of Mexico Pachuca 0



Flag of Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 0


Third place



Flag of Argentina Boca Juniors 1


Flag of Japan Urawa Reds 2 4



Flag of Tunisia Étoile du Sahel 2 2




16 December - Yokohama

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