FIFA Club World Cup

  • Japan joins India in race to host FIFA Club World Cup May 9, 2014

    In the race to host the FIFA Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016, India will face tough competition from Japan as the Asian heavyweight has also expressed interest in organising the prestigious tournaments. All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Thursday met FIFA President Sepp Blatter, secretary general Jerome...
  • Ulsan Hyundai cruise to Asian Champions League title November 10, 2012

    South Koreans Ulsan Hyundai cruised to their first Asian Champions League title as they outclassed Al Ahli of Saudi Arabia 30 in the final on Saturday to qualify for the FIFA Club World Cup. Captain Kwak Taehwi opened the scoring in the 13th minute with Brazilian forward Rafinha (68th) and midfielder...
  • Chelsea not thinking about Club WC: Oscar September 6, 2012

    Rio de Janeiro: Brazil midfielder Oscar says his Chelsea teammates are not yet thinking about a possible showdown with Brazil's Corinthians in December's FIFA Club World Cup final. The 10day tournament in Japan will pit the champions of each of FIFA's continental confederations against one another, reports Xinhua. "Chelsea is involved in...
  • TenMan United oust Liga for Club World Cup December 22, 2008

    New Delhi: Despite playing with 10 men for almost the entire second half, Manchester United ousted Liga Deportiva Universitaria 10 for the FIFA Club World Cup, courtesy of a strike from Man of the Match Wayne Rooney. Manchester United claimed the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time, after edging...
  • Manchester United enter Club World Cup final December 19, 2008

    Yokohama: Manchester United hit three goals in a pulsating fiveminute spell to overpower Japan's Gamba Osaka 53 in their Club World Cup semifinal on Thursday. United substitute Wayne Rooney scored twice moments after coming on, getting his first goal seconds after Gamba striker Masato Yamazaki had pegged the score back to...