Print Edition - 2017-10-10  |  Sports Digest

Real get Asian or NZealand team

- - AP, ABU DHABI

Oct 10, 2017-

Real Madrid will face an opponent from Asia or New Zealand in the Club World Cup semi-finals. Fifa made the draw on Monday for the seven-team tournament for continental champions. It will be played December 6-16 in the United Arab Emirates cities Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. Only four teams are known so far because the South American, Asian and African championships are at the semi-final stage. The Club World Cup opens with UAE league winner Al Jazira playing Oceania champion Auckland City. The winner will play Asia’s champion for the right to face Real. European teams have won nine of the past 10 titles.

Published: 10-10-2017 08:55

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