POSTED: Monday November 9th 2009
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Media accreditation process launched for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 presented by TOYOTA

FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009


FIFA is pleased to announce that the media accreditation     process for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009 presented by TOYOTA is now     open for media.  

   
   

 The deadline for applications is 13     November 2009.

   

The competition will feature Atlante FC of Mexico     (CONCACAF Champions League 2009 winners), Club Estudiantes de La Plata     (CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores winners), Auckland City FC of New Zealand (OFC     O-League winners), FC Barcelona of Spain (UEFA Champions League winners)     as well as the winners of this year’s AFC Champions League FC Pohang     Steelers, CAF Champions League, TP     Mazembe and Al Ahli FCD , the     winners of the UAE Football League, representing the host nation. The     competition is in Abu Dhabi from 9 to 19 December.

   

UAE security
Please note that in     accordance with UAE Government policy, all applicants are required to     e-mail a scanned copy of their passport (page containing photo, passport     number and other personal details) to: accreditation@fifacwc.ae. You are     also kindly asked to supply your mother’s given and maiden name(s). Please     enter your name in the e-mail subject heading.

   

Your details are confidential and will NOT be passed on to     any third party.

   

All visitors to the UAE also require a visa. The process     for applying and/or gaining a visa varies from country to country. Current     regulations can be found at: www.government.ae/gov/en/visitors/uae/visas.jsp

   

Media hotels
The Local Organising     Committee has recommended two different hotels for media visiting the UAE.     This information, including prices and website information, can be found     on the FIFA Media Channel.

   

Media accreditation process
Please     note that the media accreditation process for any FIFA competition is done     in two steps:

   
   

  1. Register for access to the FIFA Media Channel by       logging on to: http://media.fifa.com/

    You will receive notification that you have been       approved to access the FIFA Media Channel.

         
         

  2. Log on to http://media.fifa.com. Select FIFA Club World
          Cup UAE 2009 and complete the online media accreditation form.
         

   

The FIFA Media Channel is a password-protected website     designed to provide media professionals with details on event activities,     including press conferences, documents and other media resources,     information on competition media facilities, including stadium media     centres (SMCs), ticketing, FIFA and LOC media contacts, and any special     media announcements. The FIFA Media Channel is also     the one place where all media accreditation requests for all FIFA     competitions must be made.

   

Access to the FIFA Media Channel and an accreditation     application do not guarantee an accreditation for a FIFA competition. If     we are unable to accommodate you on this occasion, you will be informed by     e-mail.

    Media
    hotels

   

The     Local Organising Committee has recommended two different hotels for media     visiting the UAE. This information, including prices and website     information, can be found on the FIFA Media Channel.

   

 

   

For     more information on the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2009, please visit     www.fifa.com/uae2009.

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