Wednesday, November 30, 2005

World club championship commences 11 Dec

The FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup, previously known as the Toyota Cup, is played annually amongst the six confederations that comprise the Fédération Internationale de Football Association.

This year's participants are the winners of the Asian Football Confederation, Al Ittihad of Saudi Arabia; Confederation Africaine de Football Champions League, Al Ahly of Egypt; CONCACAF 2005 Champions Cup, Deportivo Saprissa of Costa Rica; CONMEBOL 2005 Copa Libertadores, Sao Paulo FC of Brazil; OFC 2005 Club Championship, Sydney FC of Australia; and the UEFA 2005 Champions League, Liverpool FC of England.

Quarterfinals: 11 December, Al Ittihad versus Al Ahly; 12 Dec; Sydney FC v Deportivo Saprissa. Semifinals: 14 Dec, W1 v Sao Paulo FC; 15 Dec, W2 v Liverpool FC. Match for 5th place: 16 Dec, L1 v L2. Match for 3rd place: 18 Dec, L3 v L4. Final: 18 Dec, W3 v W4.

Fox Sports International has acquired the exclusive territorial broadcast rights for the FIFA Club World Championship Toyota Cup Japan 2005 and 2006 covering the USA, Canada, Mexico, Central and South America (excluding Brazil) and the Caribbean.

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