Tuesday, Dec 06, 2022

Club World Cup


South Africa interested in hosting FIFA's Club World Cup

September 14, 2021 10:28 am

Jordaan told The Associated Press he would meet with FIFA secretary general Fatma Samoura in Lagos, Nigeria this week to get more details on what kind of bid South Africa must present to the world body to host the seven-team men's tournament

Bayern Munich beat Tigres 1-0 to win Club World Cup

February 12, 2021 9:33 am

Thomas Müller wasn't there to celebrate with the team, though. Bayern and FIFA said he was moved into isolation after his positive test was revealed. Their statements didn't address how Müller might have been infected or whether any other players had close contact with him.

Bayern Munich beat Al Ahly 2-0 to reach Club World Cup final

February 09, 2021 9:25 am

Bayern was firmly in control of the semifinal against the African champion and took the lead in the 17th minute when David Alaba cued up Lewandowski in space in the penalty area to hammer a shot in low.

Bayern Munich leave for Club World Cup after beating Hertha 1-0

February 06, 2021 8:33 am

Bayern stretched its winning run in the league to five games, while Hertha remained in relegation trouble with just one point from its last six games.

Spanish league head takes on FIFA over expanding club event

January 21, 2020 12:40 pm

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is considering offers from companies willing to provide financing for the competition, which is due to have a new name for its pilot edition.

Liverpool win FIFA Club World Cup, as Roberto Firmino drowns Flamengo

December 22, 2019 2:23 pm

Liverpool became the first English club to win all three trophies ⁠— UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup in the same year.

Roberto Firmino's late strike puts Liverpool in Club World Cup final

December 19, 2019 2:29 pm

Liverpool advanced to the FIFA Club World Cup final after Roberto Firmino's 90th-minute winner secured a 2-1 victory over Monterrey.

FIFA won't rebuke Club World Cup host China on human rights

October 25, 2019 12:16 pm

FIFA selected China as host of the inaugural edition of the expanded Club World Cup in 2021 but delayed a decision on how the 24 slots for the tournament will be distributed.

FIFA set to reward China for pushing football with World Cup for Clubs

October 21, 2019 11:07 am

The decision to award the hosting rights to China will be announced on Friday in Shanghai after it is confirmed in a vote of FIFA’s governing council at its quarterly meeting.

Qatar will host last old-style Club World Cups before expansion

June 04, 2019 12:53 am

FIFA have confirmed that Qatar would stage the Club World Cup in 2019 and 2020 before it is expanded to a new format consisting of 24 teams.


Liverpool conquer the world in Doha after winning FIFA Club World Cup

December 22, 2019 2:21 pm

With a 1-0 win over Flamengo, Liverpool won the FIFA Club World Cup in Doha on Saturday to become only the second English team to lift the trophy after Manchester United.