Club World Cup

Fifth trophy in a remarkable year an "outstanding achievement" for Manchester City

Sat, 23 Dec 2023 - 10:18 GMT

City are the first English club to simultaneously hold the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup crowns -- which delighted manager Pep Guardiola hailed as an "outstanding achievement".

Al Ahly thrash Al-Ittihad in Club World Cup to book Fluminense semi-final

Sat, 16 Dec 2023 - 03:59 GMT

Egypt's Al Ahly cruised to a 3-1 win over Al-Ittihad on Friday to book a place in the Club World Cup semi-finals after Karim Benzema missed a penalty before scoring for the Saudi side.

European Leagues concerned by FIFA's changes to tournament formats

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 07:01 GMT

Ahead of its Congress in Kigali, Rwanda, FIFA said on Tuesday that 48 teams will play in the next World Cup and that there will be 32 teams in the Club World Cup to be played every four years from June, 2025.

UAE to host Club World Cup in early 2022r

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 12:05 GMT

Japan was originally scheduled to stage the tournament in December this year but withdrew last month due to the COVID-19 situation in the country.

El Shenawy: We want to participate in FIFA Club World Cup next year

Fri, 12 Feb 2021 - 02:03 GMT

El Shenawy helped his team win the bronze medal in the FIFA Club World Cup after making crucial saves in the third-place playoff against Brazil's Palmeiras.

Infantino offers to move Club World Cup to accommodate Euro in 2021

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 02:05 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Tuesday proposed delaying next year's revamped 24-team Club World Cup in China after UEFA postponed the European Championship until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

We cannot afford the price of French players: Liverpool

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 06:30 GMT

Liverpool are preparing for a strong showdown on Thursday when they visit Leicester City in Round 19 of the Premier League.

It is an indescribable feeling: Firmino

Mon, 23 Dec 2019 - 08:57 GMT

Liverpool striker Roberto Firmino has not found enough words to describe his sense of crowning the Club World Cup

Liverpool head home hungry for more after being crowned world champions

Sun, 22 Dec 2019 - 06:36 GMT

It is an honor the Anfield side had never before claimed but which is now theirs after Roberto Firmino's extra-time goal secured a 1-0 victory over Flamengo in a hard-fought Club World Cup final in Doha.

Zamalek flies to Saudi Arabia for the Club World Cup

Tue, 27 Aug 2019 - 12:07 GMT

Zamalek Men's Handball Team will fly to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday morning to participate in the Club World Cup.

FIFA votes for new Club World Cup, Euro clubs confirm boycott

Sun, 17 Mar 2019 - 12:45 GMT

FIFA will go ahead with a new 24-team Club World Cup starting in 2021, its President Gianni Infantino said on Friday, setting the world soccer governing body in conflict with Europe's top clubs.

Real Madrid ease past Al Ain for fourth Club World Cup title

Sun, 23 Dec 2018 - 12:22 GMT

Real Madrid lifted the FIFA Club World Cup for a record fourth time on Saturday after thrashing local side Al Ain 4-1 in the final in Abu Dhabi with the help of impressive distance strikes in either half from midfielders Luka Modric and Marcos Llorente.

Asensio to miss Club World Cup final, could be out for a month

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 02:17 GMT

Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio has been ruled out of Saturday's FIFA Club World Cup final against Al Ain after the European champions confirmed he had sustained a thigh injury.

Al Ain hit back from three behind, win on penalties

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 - 04:36 GMT

Host side Al Ain came back from three goals down to draw 3-3 with Team Wellington and then won 4-3 on penalties in a dramatic first round match at the Club World Cup on Wednesday.

Wellington qualify for Club World Cup with Oceania triumph

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 12:10 GMT

New Zealand's Team Wellington qualified to take on some of the best teams in the world at December's Club World Cup

Qualifying for new Club World Cup would take place over four seasons

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 06:00 GMT

FIFA has proposed that a revamped and enlarged version of the Club World Cup, planned to start in 2021, would include all European champions, runners-up and Europa League winners

Infantino says companies interested in expanded Club World Cup

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said on Thursday that companies had shown an interest in backing an expanded Club World Cup and indicated that soccer's world governing body was already moving towards a grander version of the annual tournament.

Zidane calls all his players for Club World Cup

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Zinedine Zidane, coach of Real Madrid, has called all his players to travel to the United Arab Emirates

Wydad Casablanca plays its first match in Club World Cup

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 - 11:41 GMT

Wydad Casablanca faces the Mexican club CF Pachuca on Saturday, December 9, at 03:00 p.m. (CLT) at the FIFA Club World Cup.

FIFA announces squads of participating teams in Club World Cup

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Real Madrid, the current champion, has registered its players for the Club World Cup hosted in the United Arab Emirates being held in December.