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2013 FIFA Club World Cup

October 8, 2019

The 2013 FIFA Club World Cup was the 10th
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. It was hosted by Morocco, and played from
11 to 21 December 2013. Bayern Munich won the title for the first
time after defeating Raja Casablanca 2–0 in the final. Host bids
There were four countries bidding to host the 2013 and 2014 tournaments:
 Iran  Morocco
 South Africa  United Arab Emirates
In October 2011, FIFA said that Iran, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates all withdrew
their bids, leaving Morocco as the only bidder. FIFA officially announced Morocco as host
on 17 December 2011. Qualified teams Venues
The venues for the 2013 FIFA Club World Cup were in Marrakesh and Agadir. Organisation
Emblem The official emblem of the tournament was
unveiled in Casablanca on 2 September 2013. Ticketing
Pre-sale tickets were available from 14 to 27 October 2013, while the open sales phase
began on 28 October 2013. Trophy tour
A tour of the FIFA Club World Cup Trophy took place from October to December 2013, starting
from Yokohama, the site of the 2012 FIFA Club World Cup Final, before visiting the cities
of each participating team, and ending at Casablanca before the start of the tournament. Refereeing
Match officials The appointed match officials were:
Goal-line technology For the second year in a row, goal-line technology
was used for the tournament. GoalControl GmbH was chosen as the official
goal-line technology provider. Vanishing spray
Following successful trials at the 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup and 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup,
FIFA approved the vanishing spray to be used by the tournament referees to mark the ten-yard
line for the defending team during a free kick. Squads Each team named a 23-man squad by the FIFA
deadline of 29 November 2013. Injury replacements were allowed until 24
hours before the team’s first match. A total of 31 nationalities were represented
in the squads of the seven teams. Matches
The draw was held on 9 October 2013 at 19:00 WEST, at the La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakesh,
to decide the “positions” in the bracket for the three teams which entered the quarter-finals. If a match was tied after normal playing time:
For elimination matches, extra time was played. If still tied after extra time, a penalty
shoot-out was held to determine the winner. For the matches for fifth place and third
place, no extra time was played, and a penalty shoot-out was held to determine the winner. All times are local, WET. Play-off for quarter-finals Quarter-finals Semi-finals Fifth place match Third place match Final Goalscorers
Tournament round-up Final standings
Note: As per statistical convention in football, matches decided in extra time are counted
as wins and losses, while matches decided by penalty shoot-outs are counted as draws. Awards
References External links
FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2013, FIFA.com

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