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FIFA announces Club World Cup schedule

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News 15 Jul 2016, 21:18 IST

Madrid, July 15 (IANS) FIFA announced on Friday the schedule for the upcoming Club World Cup, to be held between December 8 and 18 with the participation of the six continental champions and a representative of hosts Japan.

The tournament will take place at the Suita city stadium in Osaka and the international stadium of Yokohama, where the final will be played, reports Efe.

At the moment, three teams have already confirmed for the event: Real Madrid, current champion of the Champions League, Club America (CONCACAF) and the Auckland City FC (OFC).

They will be accompanied by the champions of Africa, Asia and South America in addition to the champion of J1 League, as representative of the host country.

--IANS

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