2008 FIFA Club World Cup squads

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The 2008 FIFA Club World Cup was played in Japan from 11 December to 21 December 2008. Each team involved in the competition had to submit a provisional squad of 30 players by 5 November 2008, with the list to be narrowed down to a final squad of 23 players by 27 November.[1]

Adelaide United[edit]

Manager: Australia Aurelio Vidmar

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
2 Australia DF Robert Cornthwaite
3 Brazil DF Alemão
4 Australia DF Angelo Costanzo
5 Australia DF Michael Valkanis
6 Brazil DF Cássio
8 Australia MF Kristian Sarkies
10 Brazil FW Cristiano
11 Australia MF Osama Malik
13 Australia MF Travis Dodd (captain)
14 Australia DF Scott Jamieson
15 Australia MF Jonas Salley
No. Position Player
16 Australia DF Daniel Mullen
18 Australia MF Fabian Barbiero
19 Australia DF Saša Ognenovski
20 Australia GK Eugene Galeković
21 Australia MF Jason Spagnuolo
22 Brazil MF Diego
23 Australia DF Michael Marrone
24 Australia MF Paul Reid
25 Australia FW Robert Younis
30 Australia GK Mark Birighitti
40 Australia GK Lucas Andreucci

Al-Ahly[edit]

Manager: Portugal Manuel José

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Egypt GK Amir Abdelhamid
2 State of Palestine GK Ramzi Saleh
5 Egypt DF Ahmad El-Sayed
6 Egypt MF Ahmad Sedik
7 Egypt DF Shady Mohamed (captain)
8 Egypt MF Mohamed Barakat
10 Egypt FW Ahmed Belal
11 Egypt DF Sayed Moawad
12 Angola MF Gilberto
13 Qatar MF Hussain Yasser
15 Egypt FW Hany El-Agazy
17 Egypt MF Ahmed Hassan
No. Position Player
18 Egypt FW Osama Hosny
19 Egypt MF Hussein Ali
21 Egypt DF Ramy Adel
22 Egypt MF Mohamed Aboutrika
23 Angola FW Flávio Amado
24 Egypt MF Ahmed Fathi
25 Egypt MF Hossam Ashour
26 Egypt DF Wael Gomaa
27 Egypt MF Moataz Eno
31 Egypt GK Ahmed Adel Abd El-Moneam
32 Egypt DF Mohamed Samir

Gamba Osaka[edit]

Manager: Japan Akira Nishino

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Japan GK Naoki Matsuyo
2 Japan DF Sota Nakazawa
5 Japan DF Satoshi Yamaguchi (captain)
6 Japan DF Yohei Fukumoto
7 Japan MF Yasuhito Endo
8 Japan MF Shinichi Terada
9 Brazil FW Lucas
10 Japan MF Takahiro Futagawa
11 Japan FW Ryūji Bando
13 Japan MF Michihiro Yasuda
14 Japan FW Shoki Hirai
16 Japan MF Hayato Sasaki
No. Position Player
17 Japan MF Tomokazu Myojin
18 Brazil FW Roni
19 Japan DF Takumi Shimohira
20 Japan MF Shu Kurata
21 Japan DF Akira Kaji
22 Japan GK Yosuke Fujigaya
23 Japan MF Takuya Takei
24 Japan FW Kenta Hoshihara
27 Japan MF Hideo Hashimoto
29 Japan GK Atsushi Kimura
30 Japan FW Masato Yamazaki

LDU Quito[edit]

Manager: Argentina Edgardo Bauza

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Ecuador GK José Francisco Cevallos
2 Argentina DF Norberto Araujo
3 Ecuador DF Renán Calle
4 Ecuador MF Paúl Ambrosi
5 Ecuador MF Alfonso Obregón
7 Ecuador MF Luis Bolaños
8 Ecuador FW Patricio Urrutia (captain)
9 Ecuador FW Agustín Delgado
10 Ecuador MF Edder Vaca
11 Ecuador MF Danny Vaca
13 Ecuador MF Néicer Reasco
14 Ecuador MF Diego Calderón
No. Position Player
15 Ecuador DF William Araujo
16 Argentina FW Claudio Bieler
17 Ecuador FW Cristian Suárez
19 Chile FW Reinaldo Navia
20 Ecuador MF Pedro Larrea
21 Argentina MF Damián Manso
22 Ecuador GK Alexander Domínguez
23 Ecuador DF Jairo Campos
24 Ecuador MF Gabriel Espinosa
25 Ecuador GK Daniel Viteri
28 Ecuador MF Israel Chango

Manchester United[edit]

Manager: Scotland Alex Ferguson

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Netherlands GK Edwin van der Sar
2 England DF Gary Neville (captain)
3 France DF Patrice Evra
5 England DF Rio Ferdinand
7 Portugal MF Cristiano Ronaldo
8 Brazil MF Anderson
9 Bulgaria FW Dimitar Berbatov
10 England FW Wayne Rooney
11 Wales MF Ryan Giggs (vice-captain)
13 South Korea MF Park Ji-Sung
15 Serbia DF Nemanja Vidić
16 England MF Michael Carrick
No. Position Player
17 Portugal MF Nani
18 England MF Paul Scholes
19 England FW Danny Welbeck
21 Brazil DF Rafael
22 Republic of Ireland DF John O'Shea
23 Northern Ireland DF Jonny Evans
24 Scotland MF Darren Fletcher
28 Republic of Ireland MF Darron Gibson
29 Poland GK Tomasz Kuszczak
32 Argentina FW Carlos Tévez
40 England GK Ben Amos

Pachuca[edit]

Manager: Mexico Enrique Meza Enríquez

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Colombia GK Miguel Calero (captain)
2 Mexico DF Leobardo López
3 Paraguay DF Julio Manzur
4 Mexico DF Marco Iván Pérez
6 Mexico MF Jaime Correa
7 Argentina MF Damián Álvarez
8 Mexico MF Gabriel Caballero
9 Argentina FW Bruno Marioni
10 Brazil FW Christian
11 Mexico FW José María Cárdenas
12 Mexico MF Juan Carlos Rojas
13 Mexico FW Edwin Borboa
No. Position Player
15 Mexico MF Luis Montes
16 Mexico MF Carlos Gerardo Rodríguez
18 United States MF José Francisco Torres
19 Argentina MF Christian Giménez
21 Mexico DF Fausto Pinto
22 Mexico DF Paul Aguilar
23 Mexico GK Carlos Velázquez
24 Mexico MF Raúl Martínez
27 Mexico MF Edy Germán Brambila
29 Mexico FW Víctor Mañon
30 Mexico GK Rodolfo Cota

Waitakere United[edit]

Manager: New Zealand Chris Milicich

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 New Zealand GK Richard Gillespie
2 New Zealand DF Jonathan Perry
3 New Zealand DF Aaron Scott
5 New Zealand DF Danny Hay
6 New Zealand DF Hone Fowler
7 New Zealand FW Daniel Ellensohn
8 Wales MF Paul Seaman
9 Solomon Islands FW Benjamin Totori
10 New Zealand FW Allan Pearce
11 England MF Neil Sykes
12 Fiji FW Roy Krishna
13 New Zealand FW Daniel Koprivcic
No. Position Player
14 New Zealand MF Jeff Campbell
15 Wales MF Christopher Bale
16 England MF Neil Emblen
17 New Zealand MF Jake Butler
19 New Zealand MF Mikael Munday
20 New Zealand DF Jason Rowley
21 New Zealand FW Kayne Vincent
22 England GK Dan Robinson
23 New Zealand MF Corey Hitchen
28 New Zealand GK Sean Dowling
29 Brazil MF Adriano

References[edit]

General
  • "List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 5 December 2008. Archived from the original on 9 December 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2008. 
Specific
  1. ^ "Article 8: Eligibility of players" (PDF). Regulations - FIFA Club World Cup - Japan 2008. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. November 2008. p. 13. Archived from the original on 3 December 2008. Retrieved 9 December 2008.