FIFA Club World Cup – Stamps of UAE
The FIFA Club World Cup was first contested in 2000. It was not held between 2001 and 2004. Since 2005 it has been held every year and hosted by Brazil , Japan ,UAE and Morocco .
The Winners of AFC Champions League (Asia) ,CAF Champions League (Africa),CONCACAF Champions League (North America),Copa Libertados (South America),OFC Champions League (Oceania) & UEFA Champions League (Europe) along with host nations national champions participate in a straight knock-out tournament. Spain’s Real Madrid beat Brazil’s Gremio 1-0 in the 2017 edition to win the Cup.
United Arab Emirates issued a set of two stamps to commemorate the 2009 Edition held in Abu Dhabi in the UAE. The stamps were issued on 19 Dec 2009.
The 2018 edition is scheduled to be held in United Arab Emirates from 12 Dec to 22 Dec 2018 .