Draw for the FIFA Club World Championship Brazil 2000
The draw for the first edition of the FIFA Club World Championship, to be held in Brazil from 5-14 January 2000, took place today, 14 October, at the Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
The two groups are as follows:
Group A - São Paulo
- Real Madrid (Spain)
- Al-Nassr (Saudi Arabia)
- Corinthians (Brazil)
- CAF representative
Group B - Rio de Janeiro
- Manchester United (England)
- Rayos del Necaxa (Mexico)
- Clube Regatas Vasco da Gama (Brazil)
- South Melbourne (Australia)
The matches will be played in the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro and the Morumbi stadium in São Paulo. The two group winners will meet in the Final, and the two group runners-up will play in the Third Place Match.
The finalised match schedule will be released in due course.