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2008 FIFA Club World Cup
FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2008
FIFAクラブワールドカップ2008
Tournament details
Host country 22x20px Japan
Dates 11 December – 21 December
Teams (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 3 host cities)
Final positions
Champions 22x20px Manchester United (1st title)
Runners-up 22x20px LDU Quito
Third place 22x20px Gamba Osaka
Fourth place 22x20px Pachuca
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 23 (2.88 per match)
Attendance 355,515 (44,439 per match)
Top scorer(s) 22x20px Wayne Rooney
(3 goals)
Best player 22x20px Wayne Rooney
2007
2009

The 2008 FIFA Club World Cup was the fifth FIFA Club World Cup, a football tournament for the champion clubs from each of FIFA's six continental confederations. The tournament was held in Japan from 11 December to 21 December 2008. Manchester United defeated LDU Quito 1–0 in the final at the International Stadium in Yokohama on 21 December, to become the first English team to win the competition.

The fifth-place match, dropped for the 2007 tournament, was reintroduced for 2008, with the total prize money being increased by US$500,000 to US$16.5 million. The winners took away US$5 million, the losing finalists US$4 million, the third-placed team US$2.5 million, the fourth-placed team US$2 million, the fifth-placed team US$1.5 million, the sixth-placed team US$1 million and the seventh-placed team US$500,000.[1]

Qualified teamsEdit

Team Confederation Qualification
Semi-finals
22x20px LDU Quito CONMEBOL Winners of the 2008 Copa Libertadores
22x20px Manchester United UEFA Winners of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League
Quarter-finals
22x20px Gamba Osaka AFC Winners of the 2008 AFC Champions League
22x20px Al-Ahly CAF Winners of the 2008 CAF Champions League
22x20px Pachuca CONCACAF Winners of the 2008 CONCACAF Champions' Cup
Play-off for quarter-finals
22x20px Waitakere United OFC Winners of the 2007–08 OFC Champions League
22x20px Adelaide United (Host) AFC* Runners-up of the 2008 AFC Champions League*

* - As Gamba Osaka won the AFC Champions League, the host's spot was taken by Adelaide United as the highest-placed non-Japanese team in the AFC CL.

VenuesEdit

Tokyo, Yokohama and Toyota were the three cities to serve as venues for the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup.

Yokohama Tokyo Toyota
International Stadium Yokohama National Stadium Toyota Stadium
35°30′36.16″N 139°36′22.49″E / 35.5100444°N 139.6062472°E / 35.5100444; 139.6062472 (International Stadium Yokohama)
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35°40′41.00″N 139°42′53.00″E / 35.67806°N 139.71472°E / 35.67806; 139.71472 (National Olympic Stadium)
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35°05′04.02″N 137°10′14.02″E / 35.08445°N 137.1705611°E / 35.08445; 137.1705611 (Toyota Stadium)
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Capacity: 72,327 Capacity: 57,363 Capacity: 45,000
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RefereesEdit

Confederation Referee Assistant referees
AFC 22x20px Ravshan Irmatov 22x20px Abdukhamidullo Rasulov
22x20px Bahadyr Kochkorov
22x20px Yuichi Nishimura 22x20px Toru Sagara
22x20px Jeong Hae-Sang
CAF 22x20px Mohamed Benouza 22x20px Nasser Sadek Abdel Nabi
22x20px Angesom Ogbamariam
CONCACAF 22x20px Benito Archundia 22x20px Hector Delgadillo
22x20px Marvin Rivera
CONMEBOL 22x20px Pablo Pozo 22x20px Patricio Basualto
22x20px Julio Díaz
OFC 22x20px Peter O'Leary 22x20px Brent Best
22x20px Matthew Taro
UEFA 22x20px Alberto Undiano Mallenco 22x20px Fermín Martínez
22x20px Juan Carlos Yuste Jiménez

SquadsEdit

For a list of all the squads of this tournament, see the article 2008 FIFA Club World Cup squads.

MatchesEdit

BracketEdit

Play-off Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
 11 December - Tokyo                          
 22x20px Adelaide United  2   14 December - Toyota        
 22x20px Waitakere United  1      22x20px Adelaide United  0
18 December - Yokohama
   22x20px Gamba Osaka  1    
 22x20px Gamba Osaka  3
     22x20px Manchester United  5  
21 December - Yokohama
 22x20px Manchester United  1
13 December - Tokyo
   22x20px LDU Quito  0
 22x20px Al-Ahly  2
17 December - Tokyo
 22x20px Pachuca (a.e.t.)  4    
 22x20px Pachuca  0
Fifth place Third place
     22x20px LDU Quito  2  
 22x20px Adelaide United  1  22x20px Gamba Osaka  1
 22x20px Al-Ahly  0  22x20px Pachuca  0
18 December - Yokohama 21 December - Yokohama

All times are Japan Standard Time (UTC+9)

Play-off for Quarter-finalsEdit

11 December 2008
19:45
Adelaide United 22x20px 2–1 22x20px Waitakere United National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 19,777
Referee: Mohamed Benouza (Algeria)
Mullen Goal 39'
Dodd Goal 83'
Report Seaman Goal 34'

Quarter-finalsEdit

13 December 2008
13:45
Al-Ahly 22x20px 2–4 (a.e.t.) 22x20px Pachuca National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 30,158
Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Pinto Goal 28' (o.g.)
Flávio Goal 44'
Report Montes Goal 47'
Giménez Goal 72'110'
Álvarez Goal 98'

14 December 2008
19:30
Adelaide United 22x20px 0–1 22x20px Gamba Osaka Toyota Stadium, Toyota
Attendance: 38,141
Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile)
Report Endō Goal 23'

Semi-finalsEdit

17 December 2008
19:30
Pachuca 22x20px 0–2 22x20px LDU Quito National Stadium, Tokyo
Attendance: 33,366
Referee: Alberto Undiano Mallenco (Spain)
Report Bieler Goal 4'
Bolaños Goal 26'

18 December 2008
19:30
Gamba Osaka 22x20px 3–5 22x20px Manchester United International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama
Attendance: 67,618
Referee: Benito Archundia (Mexico)
Yamazaki Goal 74'
Endō Goal 85' (pen.)
Hashimoto Goal 90+1'
Report Vidić Goal 28'
Ronaldo Goal 45+1'
Rooney Goal 75'79'
Fletcher Goal 78'

Match for fifth placeEdit

18 December 2008
16:30
Al-Ahly 22x20px 0–1 22x20px Adelaide United International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama
Attendance: 35,154
Referee: Peter O'Leary (New Zealand)
Report Cristiano Goal 7'

Match for third placeEdit

21 December 2008
16:30
Pachuca 22x20px 0–1 22x20px Gamba Osaka International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama
Attendance: 62,619
Referee: Pablo Pozo (Chile)
Report Yamazaki Goal 29'

FinalEdit

Main article: 2008 FIFA Club World Cup Final
21 December 2008
19:30
LDU Quito 22x20px 0–1 22x20px Manchester United International Stadium Yokohama, Yokohama
Attendance: 68,682
Referee: Ravshan Irmatov (Uzbekistan)
Report Rooney Goal 73'

ScorersEdit

3 goals
2 goals
1 goal
1 goal, cont.
Own goal

Tournament round-upEdit

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Confederation Pld W D L GF GA GD
1 22x20px Manchester United UEFA 220063+3
2 22x20px LDU Quito CONMEBOL 210121+1
3 22x20px Gamba Osaka AFC 3201550
4 22x20px Pachuca CONCACAF 310245−1
5 22x20px Adelaide United AFC 320132+1
6 22x20px Al-Ahly CAF 200225−3
7 22x20px Waitakere United OFC 100112−1

AwardsEdit

Golden Ball Silver Ball Bronze Ball
22x20px Rooney
(Manchester United)
22x20px Ronaldo
(Manchester United)
22x20px Manso
(LDU Quito)
Fair play 22x20px Adelaide United

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit


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