Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 in Marrakech on 11 October

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GENEVA, Switzerland, September 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup Morocco 2014 presented by TOYOTA will take place at the La Mamounia Hotel in Marrakech on Wednesday, 11 October. Five of the seven teams who will take part in the competition are already known: Auckland City FC from New Zealand, Cruz Azul FC from Mexico, Moghreb Athletic de T├ętouan from Morocco, Real Madrid CF from Spain and CA San Lorenzo from Argentina. The teams representing the Asian and African confederations will be determined at a later stage. The draw, which will determine the match-ups for the quarter-finals, is scheduled to take place at 19.00, and representatives of the qualified teams have been invited to attend.

The media accreditation process for media representatives wishing to cover the event is now open via the FIFA Media Channel. The deadline for accreditation applications is 4 October 2014. Please ensure that you complete the following two steps if you wish to request an accreditation:

1. FIFA Media Channel account: Media representatives who do not have an approved FIFA Media Channel account can submit a registration form by visiting http://media.fifa.com/registration. Approval to access the FIFA Media Channel does not mean you have been granted accreditation.

2. Transmission of the accreditation form: Please complete the media accreditation form on the FIFA Media Channel and submit it to [email protected] All applications are subject to confirmation. Confirmation will NOT be on a first-come, first-served basis. Successful applicants will be notified and provided with further information in due course. Furthermore, please be advised that international applicants are responsible for arranging their own visas.

You can visit www.FIFA.com/clubworldcup for further information on the tournament and click here to see the match schedule.