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Abu Dhabi, UAEWednesday 23 January 2019

Fifa Club World Cup: Esperance de Tunis and Guadalajara greeted by fans after arriving in Abu Dhabi - in pictures

African and Central American champions land in the capital a few days before their respective quarter-finals

With the Fifa Club World Cup UAE 2018 fast approaching, the participating teams are starting to arrive in Abu Dhabi.

Greeted by fans and welcomed with customary UAE hospitality, African champions Esperance de Tunis and Central American champions Guadalajara both touched down in the capital on Monday ahead of the Club World Cup.

Esperance and Guadalajara will now have a few days to adjust ahead of their quarter-final matches on Saturday. Guadalajara, the Concacaf Champions League winners, will face Asian champions Kashima Antlers at 5pm at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium, before Esperance take on the winner of Wednesday's play-off between Al Ain and Team Wellington at 8.30pm.

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