Viacom18 has purchased the broadcasting rights for the FIFA Club World Cup live streaming in India. Although no official announcement has been made as of yet, it seems expected that Viacom18’s video-streaming service, Voot, will offer live streaming of the Club World Cup events. The schedule for the 2018 Club World Cup, which will feature seven clubs competing against one another to win the prestigious event, has been released by FIFA. The annual FIFA event is set to begin on February 3 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). On February 12, the semi-finalists’ winners will square off in the championship match.
Al Jazira, the host team, will square off against Auckland City FC in the opening game. The winners of the Concacaf Champions League and the CAF Champions League will square off in the second match. Al Hilal SFC will face the winner of the first game between Al Jazira and Auckland City FC in the third game. SE Palmeiras will square off against the victor of Match 2 between Al Ahly SC and CF Monterrey in the fourth game.
FIFA agreed to shift the Club World Cup to the UAE from its intended location of Japan in late 2021 because of the country’s increasing COVID-19 cases. victors of the UEFA Champions League Chelsea has the best chance of winning Club Football since it is the only team that has a lot of A-list players who can provide memorable performances.
List of teams participating in FIFA Club World Cup 2022
- Chelsea (England, winners of the Champions League)
- SE Palmeiras (Brazil, winners of Copa Libertadores)
- Al Jazira (UAE, tournament hosts & winners of UEA Pro League)
- Auckland City FC (New Zealand, OFC Champions League)
- Al Hilal (Saudi Arabia, winners of AFC Champions League)
- Al Ahly (Egypt, winners of CAF Champions League)
- CF Monterrey (Mexico, winners of CONCACAF Champions League
The most recent continental champions from each region’s club competition compete in the FIFA Club World Cup, an international competition. Six participants were present in recent years, plus a seventh person from the host nation, with each regional confederation sending one delegate. Big clubs from Europe, South America, and North America competed against continental champions from Africa, Asia, and Oceania in this star-studded event.
The competition was won by Chelsea, the UEFA Champions League champions, who defeated Palmeiras of Brazil and the reigning Copa Libertadores (South America) champions in the championship match. The next event is anticipated to have a significantly different format. FIFA has chosen to increase the number of participating teams from seven to twenty-four. Due to scheduling issues brought on by the COVID-19 epidemic, FIFA postponed the tournament until February 2022 and kept the previous seven-team structure, delaying expansion to a later time. The previous event was supposed to be the premiere of this newly expanded format.
Unfortunately, not much more is now known to the general public, including the potential origins of the extra teams or the tournament’s structure. FIFA has not yet responded to The Sporting News’ request for formal information on the date and schedule. The date for this year’s tournament has not yet been finalized, and FIFA has not issued a formal declaration regarding the time of the competition. This is similar to the situation with the expanded format mentioned above.
The competition has historically been held between the first to middle of December. Given that the 2022 FIFA World Cup for men’s national teams will be held in Qatar from November to December, it is obvious that this year’s date will not be ideal. To accommodate the historic international soccer event, which was played for the first time in history in November, leagues all around the world have built-in breaks. Similar to how the World Cup has already significantly increased fixture congestion around the world, leagues will struggle to find additional spots to add breaks to the schedule. When more information becomes available, The Sporting News will update this article.
The next FIFA Club World Cup will not be held in a fixed venue as of yet, according to FIFA. The revised 24-team format was supposed to make its debut in China at the 2021 edition of the competition. However, due to scheduling issues with COVID-19, the competition was shifted to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. Although it has been rumored that China will host the next event, this has not been confirmed, and it could yet be moved. When information is available, The Sporting News will update this article.
Additionally, this is uncertain. The six continental confederations (Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa, and Oceania) will again send winners to this tournament, but several of those events are still in progress. Beyond that, it’s unclear if the tournament will continue to be a seven-team competition or if the enlarged format will be used going forward.
It’s unknown how the additional qualifiers will be chosen if the tournament is increased to 24 teams. It’s possible that runners-up from each continental championship are invited to compete, but that would appear to lessen the appeal of qualifying as the winner for the FIFA Club World Cup. Whether or whether the competition field is ultimately expanded, the continental winners listed below are anticipated to compete.
The United Arab Emirates hosted the international club football competition known as the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup, which concluded with the 2021 FIFA Club World Cup Final. The FIFA Club World Cup, a competition between the club champions of the six continental confederations and the league champions of the hosting country, reached its 18th final. The defending champions of the UEFA Champions League, English club Chelsea, and Copa Libertadores, CONMEBOL, and Brazilian club Palmeiras, respectively, faced off in the championship game.
On February 12, 2022, the game took place at the Mohammed bin Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the event, which was initially scheduled to take place in Japan in late 2021, has been shifted to the United Arab Emirates in February 2022. Chelsea won the game 2-1 in overtime to win the FIFA Club World Cup for the first time. Viacom 18 was responsible for the FIFA Club World Cup live streaming in India.
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