FIFA Club World Cup 2015 is the 12th edition which is being held in Japan. The football competition begun on 10th December 2015 and the final will be played on 20th December 2015. Champions of each confederation qualified for this championship. About hosting the competition, India placed bid but withdrew interest in November 2014. Automatically Japan got the opportunity to host the 2015 Football Club World Cup.
FIFA Club World Cup 2015 Teams
|River Plate||Winners of the 2015 Copa Libertadores||CONMEBOL||1st|
|Barcelona||Winners of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League||UEFA||4th|
|Guangzhou Evergrande||Winners of the 2015 AFC Champions League||AFC||2nd|
|TP Mazembe||Winners of the 2015 CAF Champions League||CAF||3rd|
|America||Winners of 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League||CONCACAF||2nd|
|Auckland City||Winners of the 2014-15 OFC Champions League||OFC||7th|
|Sanfrecce Hiroshima||Winners of 2015 J1 League||AFC||2nd|
Barcelona and River Plate qualified directly for the semi finals, while Guangzhou, TP Mazembe and America qualified in quarter finals.
Japan have picked up two football stadiums to host the 2015 Football Club World Cup. These two stadiums are Nagai Stadium, Osaka and International Stadium Yokohama.
2015 FIFA Club World Cup Schedule
- Play off for quarter finals: Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs Auckland City, 10 December 2015
- 1st Quarter final: America vs Guangzhou Evergrande, 13 December 2015
- 2nd Quarter final: TP Mazembe vs Sanfrecce Hiroshima, 13 December 2015
- Match for fifth place: America vs TP Mazembe, 16 December 2015
- 1st Semi final: Sanfrecce Hiroshima vs River Plate, 16 December 2015
- 2nd Semi final: Barcelona vs Guangzhou Evergrande, 17 December 2015
- Match for third place: TBD vs TBD, 17 December 2015
- Final: TBD vs TBD, 20 December 2015
Telecast Channels of 2015 Football Club World Cup
Given below are the telecast providers in different nations
Argentina: Fox Sports Cono Sur
Croatia: Arena sport 1
Denmark: DR 3
France: Canal+ Sport
Germany: ORF Sport Plus
India: Net Sports, Neo Prime
Italy: RAI Sport 1
Spain: TeleCinco Espana
United States: Fox Sports Go, Fox Sports 1 USA, Fox Deportes
Final: The final match of 2015 FIFA Club World Cup will be played on 20th of December at the International Stadium Yokohama. The football ground is known to have seating capacity of 72,327 spectators.