2023-01-31 13:37:44

Why are there no Mexican teams at the Club World Cup?

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By Aram Ledezma

The 2022 Club World Cup is poised to begin in Morocco as Real Madrid, Flamengo, Al-Hilal, Wydad Casablanca, Auckland City, Al-Ahly and Seattle Sounders are set to battle to be champion of the world.

This,however will be the first Club World Cup competition since 2005, with no Mexican club in action the tournament after Seattle Sounders beat Pumas in the CONCACAF Champions League final last year.

After a 16-year continuous run of Mexican teams representing Concacaf at the Club World Cup, this will be the first year since 2005 when Costa Ricas Saprissa represented the region that no Liga MX sides will be present at the FIFA tournament.

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