FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016

8 December - 18 December

Media Release

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FIFA Club World Cup 2016

Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016

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The Official Draw of the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 presented by Alibaba E-Auto will take place on Wednesday 21 September, 11.00 local time, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. The draw will be streamed live on FIFA.com. 

To this date four teams have qualified for this year’s edition of the competition: Auckland City FC of New Zealand (OFC Champions League winners), Club América of Mexico (CONCACAF Champions League winners), Real Madrid of Spain (UEFA Champions League winners) and Atlético Nacional of Colombia (Copa Libertadores winners). The winners of this year’s AFC Champions League and CAF Champions League, as well as a club from Japan’s J.League representing the host nation will be determined in the upcoming months.

Media representatives who wish to attend the Official Draw are kindly requested to contact the FIFA Media Department on media@fifa.org by Monday 19 September the latest.

The application period for accreditation for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2016 will begin on 10 October 2016 and will end on 15 November 2016. The accreditation procedure will be done solely through the FIFA Media Channel.

The thirteenth edition of the FIFA Club World Cup, scheduled to be played from 8 to 18 December 2016, will take place in Yokohama and Osaka in Japan.

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