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2017 FIFA Club World Cup
FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017
كأس العالم للأندية كرة القدم UAE 2017
Tournament details
Host countryFlag of the United Arab Emirates.png United Arab Emirates
Dates6–16 December 2017
Teams7 (expected) (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)TBA (in TBA host cities)
2016
2018

The 2017 FIFA Club World Cup (officially known as the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017 presented by Alibaba E-Auto for sponsorship reasons) will be the 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup, a FIFA-organised international club football tournament between the champion clubs from each of the six continental confederations, as well as the national league champion from the host country. The tournament will be hosted by the United Arab Emirates.

Host bids

The application process for the 2017–2018 as well as the 2015–2016 editions, i.e. two hosts, each hosting two years, began in February 2014. Member associations interested in hosting must submit a declaration of interest by 30 March 2014, and provide the complete set of bidding documents by 25 August 2014. The FIFA Executive Committee was to select the hosts at their meeting in Morocco in December 2014, but the final decision was delayed until the FIFA's executive committee meetings on 19–20 March 2015.

The following countries expressed an interest in bidding to host the tournament:

The United Arab Emirates was officially announced as hosts of the 2017 and 2018 tournaments on 21 March 2015.

Qualified teams

Team Confederation Qualification Qualified date Participation
Enter in the semi-finals
Flag of None TBD CONMEBOL Winners of the 2017 Copa Libertadores TBD
Flag of None TBD UEFA Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League 3 June 2017
Enter in the quarter-finals
Flag of None TBD AFC Winners of the 2017 AFC Champions League 25 November 2017
Flag of None TBD CAF Winners of the 2017 CAF Champions League TBD
Flag of None TBD CONCACAF Winners of the 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League TBD
Enter in the play-off for quarter-finals
Flag of None TBD OFC Winners of the 2017 OFC Champions League TBD
Flag of the United Arab Emirates TBD AFC (Host) Winners of the 2016–17 UAE Pro-League TBD

Teams in contention

CONCACAF berth

Winners of the 2016–17 CONCACAF Champions League

Teams qualified for the group stage

UEFA berth

Winners of the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League

Teams qualified for the group stage
Teams qualified for the play-off round
Teams qualified for the third qualifying round
Teams qualified for the second qualifying round
Teams qualified for the first qualifying round

Venues

To be announced.

Matches

Play-off Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
  –                          
 Flag of the United Arab Emirates Host[A]            
 OFC        Winner Play-off  
   Entrant Quarter-final[B]      
 Winner Quarter-final  
     Entrant Semi-final[C]    
 Winner Semi-final  
   Winner Semi-final  
 Entrant Quarter-final[B]  
 Entrant Quarter-final[B]      
 Winner Quarter-final  
Fifth place Third place
     Entrant Semi-final[C]    
 Loser Quarter-final    Loser Semi-final  
 Loser Quarter-final    Loser Semi-final  
Notes
  1. ^ If a team from the UAE wins the AFC Champions League, the best-placed team outside of the UAE in the AFC Champions League will be invited in place of the UAE league winner.
  2. ^ a b c To be determined based on draw (AFC / CAF / CONCACAF).
  3. ^ a b To be determined based on draw (CONMEBOL / UEFA).

External links

FIFA Club World Cup
Seasons

Brazil 2000 · Spain 2001 · Japan 2005 · Japan 2006 · Japan 2007 · Japan 2008 · UAE 2009 · UAE 2010 · Japan 2011 · Japan 2012 · Morocco 2013 · Morocco 2014 · Japan 2015 · Japan 2016 · UAE 2017 · UAE 2018 · Qatar 2019 · Qatar 2020 ·

Finals

2000 · 2001 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 ·

Squads

2000 · 2001 · 2005 · 2006 · 2007 · 2008 · 2009 · 2010 · 2011 · 2012 · 2013 · 2014 · 2015 · 2016 · 2017 · 2018 · 2019 ·

Qualification

AFC Champions League · CAF Champions League · CONCACAF Champions League · Copa Libertadores · OFC Champions League · UEFA Champions League

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