The FIFA Executive Committee, chaired by President Joseph S. Blatter, will convene on Robben Island (South Africa) on Thursday, 3 December 2009.

The Executive will receive reports about the 2009 FIFA competitions held to date (FIFA U-20 World Cup Egypt 2009, FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009, FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Dubai 2009) and updates on upcoming FIFA events, including the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 and the FIFA World Player Gala 2009.

Of course, particular emphasis will be placed on the next day’s Final Draw for the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, which will kick off in Cape Town at 19.00 (local time).

Moreover, a number of reports will be received about the FIFA standing committees which had plenary meetings recently as well as about the recent Olympic football working group meeting.

As already announced, at the request of the FIFA President, the Executive Committee will hold an extraordinary meeting in Cape Town on 2 December 2009.