FIFA Club World Cup – Abu Dhabi 2009
The United Arab Emirates will host the Club World Cup- Abu Dhabi 2009. It is one of the most important football tournaments in the world. It also gives the UAE youth an opportunity to acquire and expand their experience in hosting and organizing the world championships. It highlights the status of Abu Dhabi on the world map, sports and tourism. It will also be a special event to watch a series of matches of the strongest clubs in the world. his event will enhance efforts to develop football game in the region.
Seven of the top world clubs will participate in the tournament representing all continents, and thus the championship will provide an atmosphere of a passion and competition. The football fans will enjoy the wonderful football games.
The games of the Club World Cup will be held in Abu Dhabi from 09-1 19 December 2009 at Zayed Sport City Stadium, which is considered the biggest stadium in Abu Dhabi with a capacity of about (50000 spectators), and Mohammed Bin Zayed Stadium with a capacity of about (42000 spectators).
To commemorate this event, Emirates Post has issued a special set of commemorative stamps in one denomination (1 AED) in addition to a souvenir sheet.