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FIFA Club World Cup Welcome Tour – Auckland

The global tour is visiting the home cities of all seven of the Club World Cup’s participating teams to promote the event which will be played in Morocco between 10 and 20 December 2014.
During the Welcome Tour, the spotlight will be on the FIFA Club World Cup Trophy which will be displayed in every city offering fans a glimpse of the coveted prize that will be awarded to the event winners in Marrakech. The trophy will be on display at Sylvia Park Shopping Mall on Saturday 1 November and moves to Kiwitea Street when Auckland City FC hosts Hawke’s Bay United in their first home match of the new ASB Premiership season on Sunday 2 November.
“The Welcome Tour is a fantastic opportunity to bring the FIFA Club World Cup to the thousands of passionate fans of all the qualified teams. Last year, football fans showed great interest all over the world and this is the second time that this ambitious project has been undertaken. I would like to thank each of the participating clubs for their tremendous support in helping FIFA realise this initiative,” said FIFA President Blatter.
Welcome Tour route and schedule:
Buenos Aires, Argentina: 19-20 October
Mexico City, Mexico: 25-26 October
Auckland, New Zealand: 1-2 November
Madrid, Spain: November 8-9
Winner of CAF Champions league: November (TBC)
Winner of AFC Champions league: November (TBC)
Tétouan, Morocco November 29-30 (TBC)
Auckland City FC President Ivan Vuksich explained: “We are absolutely delighted that the Welcome Tour and the FIFA Club World Cup Trophy is visiting Sylvia Park Mall and our stadium at Kiwitea Street in Auckland. At Auckland City FC we have a huge passion for football and we thank FIFA for giving our fans this opportunity to see the beautiful trophy.”
Follow the Welcome Tour
Visit FIFA.com/fifaclubworldcup , for photo galleries and up to date information about the FIFA Club World Cup Welcome Tour presented by TOYOTA, as well as Facebook and Twitter

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