Media Release

Federation Internationale de Football Association

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Media accreditation process launched for FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007

FIFA is pleased to announce that applications for media accreditation for the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2007 are now being accepted via an online registration form on FIFA.com.

Click here to access the link in the media services section.

Deadline for applications: 16 November 2007

Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course. All applications are subject to confirmation. Please be advised that international applicants are responsible for their own visas.

The next edition of the 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 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 this year's AFC and CAF Champions League winners 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 media release that followed the last 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, please visit the competition's official webpage on FIFA.com.