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Club World Cup 2023 Winner Prediction, Betting Odds, Picks

  • The Club World Cup 2023 is being held in Morocco for the first time
  • Real Madrid are the European representatives after their Champions League win
  • FIFA plans to expand the Club World Cup to a 32-tournament by 2025

The Club World Cup 2023 is being held in Morocco in February. This is the 19th edition of a tournament which began in the year 2000. 

The competition brings together the continental champions from all six FIFA confederations, from Real Madrid in Europe to Auckland City in Oceania.

There will be seven matches in total, split between the Ibn Batouta Stadium in Tangier and the Prince Moulay Abdellah Stadium in Rabat. The final will be held at the latter on 11 February 2023.

Club World Cup 2023 Odds

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Club World Cup 2023 Winner

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Real Madrid

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Flamengo

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Al-Hilal

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Wydad Casablanca

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Seattle Sounders

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Al Ahly

+7500
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Club World Cup 2023

Who Will Win the Club World Cup 2023?

Real Madrid are the strong favorites to win the Club World Cup 2023 with the best online sportsbooks. The European champions are always widely fancied to win this competition, and things are no different this year. 

Madrid will only need to win two matches to triumph in Morocco. Their semi-final against either Al Ahly and Seattle Sounders, while a probable final against Flamengo will be tougher but eminently winnable. 

Flamengo are second on the list of favorites. South America’s representatives have pushed their European counterparts hard in recent years, including Flamengo themselves in a narrow 1-0 loss to Liverpool in 2019.

Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia and Wydad Casablanca of Morocco are given an equally slim chance of winning this tournament. Of the two, perhaps home advantage gives Wydad a slight edge.

Neither Al Ahly nor Seattle Sounders is likely to triumph this month. The winner of their second-round tie will face Real Madrid in the semi-finals of the tournament.

Who Were the Club World Cup 2022 Winners?

Somewhat confusingly, the upcoming tournament in Morocco is officially called ‘Club World Cup 2022’, because it features the teams that won last year’s continental competitions.

The previous edition of the Club World Cup, held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 12 months ago but called ‘Club World Cup 2021’, was won by Chelsea. 

The then-European champions beat Al Hilal 1-0 in the semi-finals, before a slender 2-1 triumph over Brazilian outfit Palmeiras after extra time in the final.

Which Teams Have Been Most Successful at the Club World Cup?

Club World Cup Winners

Victories

Years

Real Madrid

4

2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Barcelona

3

2009, 2011, 2015

Corinthians

2

2000, 2012

Bayern Munich

2

2013, 2020

Liverpool

1

2019

Inter

1

2010

AC Milan

1

2007

Chelsea

1

2021 (held in 2022)

Sao Paulo

1

2005

Manchester United

1

2008

Internacional

1

2006

Who Has Qualified for the Club World Cup 2023?

Team

Confederation

Qualification Method

Real Madrid (Spain)

UEFA (Europe)

UEFA Champions League winners

Flamengo (Brazil)

CONMEBOL (South America) 

Copa Libertadores winners

Al-Hilal (Saudi Arabia)

AFC (Asia)

AFC Champions League winners

Wydad Casablanca (Morocco)

CAF (Africa)

CAF Champions League winners

Seattle Sounders (USA)

CONCACAF (North America, Central America and the Caribbean)

CONCACAF Champions League winners

Auckland City (New Zealand)

OFC (Oceania)

OFC Champions League winners

Al Ahly (Egypt)

CAF (Africa)

CAF Champions League runners-up

How Can I Watch the Club World Cup 2023 on TV?

  • Dates: 1 February 2023 - 11 February 2023
  • Location: Morocco
  • How To Watch: Fox Sports
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Club World Cup FAQ

How Does the Club World Cup Work?

As the winners of the two biggest continental competitions, Real Madrid and Flamengo have been given a bye to the semi-finals. Seattle Sounders, Al-Hilal and Wydad Casablanca enter in the second round, where they will be joined by the winner of the solitary first-round clash between Auckland City and Al Ahly.

Where Will the Club World Cup 2023 Be Held?

The Club World Cup 2023 is being played in Morocco, which was confirmed as the host nation by FIFA president Gianni Infantino during World Cup 2022 in Qatar.Morocco has frequently bid for World Cups in the past, but to no avail. Qatar and the UAE reportedly showed an interest in staging this tournament, but FIFA ultimately opted for the North African nation. 

Is the Club World Cup Every Year?

The Club World Cup has been held every year since 2005. The inaugural edition was staged in Brazil in 2000, but the tournament scheduled for the following year was canceled due to the collapse of International Sport and Leisure (ISL), FIFA’s chief marketing partner. The Club World Cup did not resume until the middle of the decade. The revamped Club World Cup will be played every four years, replacing the Confederations Cup. It was originally due to be staged in China in 2024, but that country pulled out of hosting the tournament due to the ongoing effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The new competition is now due to start in 2025.

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