Toyota confirmed as FIFA Club World Championship 2005 naming partner
Under the chairmanship of Dr Viacheslav Koloskov (Russia), the Organising Committee for the FIFA Club World Championship announced today that the Toyota Motor Corporation had been confirmed as the Official Naming Partner for the 2005 event, thus formalising the competition's name: the FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup Japan 2005.
The competition, scheduled from 11 to 18 December 2005, will take place in three cities in Japan - Tokyo, Toyota and Yokohama - and will feature the winner of each respective confederation's top club championship in 2005:
AFC Champions League CAF Champions League CONCACAF Champions Cup CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores (seeded to semi-finals) OFC Club Championship UEFA Champions League (seeded to semi-finals)
Match Schedule: Match 1 - 11 December Group match 1 (Tokyo) - teams determined by draw Match 2 - 12 December Group match 2 (Toyota) - teams determined by draw Rest day - 13 December Match 3 - 14 December Semi-final 1 (Tokyo) - Group match 1 winner vs. CONMEBOL Match 4 - 15 December Semi-final 2 (Yokohama) - Group match 2 winner vs. UEFA Match 5 - 16 December Fifth-Place Match (Tokyo) - Losers of Matches 1 and 2 Rest day - 17 December Match 6 - 18 December Third-Place Match (Yokohama) - Semi-final losers Match 7 - 18 December Final (Yokohama)
The committee also confirmed Nippon Television (NTV) as the Host Broadcaster for the competition.