Media Release

Federation Internationale de Football Association

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First phase of ticket sales from 1 to 17 September on

FIFA announced today that the first phase of ticket sales for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007 presented by TOYOTA will kick off on 1 September exclusively on Tickets will be available in this initial phase until 17 September. Further information in English and Japanese is available on

The third FIFA Club World Cup, scheduled to be played from 7 to 16 December 2007, will take place in the Japanese cities of Tokyo, Toyota and Yokohama. The competition will feature CF Pachuca of Mexico (CONCACAF Champions' Cup winners), Boca Juniors of Argentina (CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores winners), Waitakere United of New Zealand (OFC O-League winners), AC Milan of Italy (UEFA Champions League winners) as well as the winners of this year's AFC Champions League, CAF Champions League and a club from Japan's J.League representing the host nation.

For details on the competition's match schedule and format, please see the press release that followed the recent meeting of the Organising Committee for the FIFA Club World Cup.

For information about previous FIFA Club World Cups as well as updates on the AFC and CAF qualifying competitions, visit the competition's official webpage on