PREVIEW: FIFA Club World Cup 2009

Club World Cup 2009 will be rolling this December 9-19. United Arab Emirates believed to have the honor to host the Club World Cup for 2009 and 2010. This means, for the first time for more than a decade, determining the best club held the world outside Japan. Different from the customs administration, this time tournament last longer by taking time off for participating clubs. Club World Cup 2009 begins with a preliminary match between Auckland City against Al-Ahli, December 9, and the fight ended ten days before the peak. A total of seven teams from the six confederations fighting for the title. With the exception of the host representatives, Al-Ahli, six teams were the champions highest confederation Club competitions respectively. Two arenas will be used to hold the tournament, the Mohammed bin Zayed stadium and Sheikh Zayed. Both are located in Abu Dhabi. Here are brief profiles of each participant team: Auckland City FC (New Zealand) Confederation: Oceania Coach: Paul Posa (New Zealand) Cast mainstay: James Pritchett, Ivan Vicelich, Keryn Jordan, Lee Ki-hyung, Grant Young, Daniel Koprivcic. Note appearance: Ranked sixth (2006) Al-Ahli FC (United Arab Emirates) Confederation: Present as representative of the host Coach: Mahdi Ali (United Arab Emirates) Cast mainstay: Bare, Ahmad Khalil, Faisal Khalil, hosny Abd Rabo, Ismail al-Hammadi Note appearance: --- tlante Futbol Club (Mexico) Confederation: Concacaf Coach: Jose Guadalupe Cruz (Mexico) Cast mainstay: Federico Vilar, Horacio Peralta, Gabriel Pereyra, Christian Bermudez, Luis Gabriel Rey Note appearance: --- FC Barcelona (Spain) Confederation: UEFA Coach: Josep Guardiola (Spain) Cast mainstay: Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Andrés Iniesta, Carles Puyol Note appearance: Runner-up (1992, 2006) TP Mazembe (Congo) Confederation: CAF Coach: Diego Garzitto (France) Cast mainstay: Tresor Mputu, Patou Kabangu, Marcelin Tamboulas, Robert Kidiaba, Narcisse Ekanga Note appearance: --- FC Pohang Steelers (South Korea) Confederation: AFC Coach: Sergio Farias (Brazil) Cast mainstay: Stevo Ristik, Denilson, Vaguinho, Hwang Jae-Won, Kim Hyung-Il Note appearance: --- Club Estudiantes de La Plata (Argentina) Confederation: Conmebol Coach: Alejandro Sabella (Argentina) Peman mainstay: Leandro Desabato, Cellay Cristian, Rodrigo brána, Juan Sebastián Verón, Mauro Boselli Note appearance: Winner (1968), Runner-up (1969, 1970) Schedule of matches: Play-off: December 9 Auckland City vs. Al-Ahli Quarter-finals: December 11 [# 1] TP Mazembe vs Pohang Steelers December 12 [# 2] play-off winner vs. Atlante Semi-finals December 15 Win [# 2] vs Barcelona December 16 Wins [# 1] vs Estudiantes The struggle for fifth place December 16 Losses [# 1] vs. Losses [# 2] The struggle for third place December 19 Losses [# 3] vs. Losses [# 4] Final December 19 Win [# 3] vs. Victory [# 4]

2 comments:

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FC Barcelona will win this trophy

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