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Dream ends for Auckland City at FIFA Club World Cup in Japan | Pacific Beat

Dream ends for Auckland City at FIFA Club World Cup in Japan

Dream ends for Auckland City at FIFA Club World Cup in Japan

Updated 7 December 2012, 9:37 AEDT

Sanfrecce Hiroshima has eliminated Auckland City from the FIFA Club World Cup defeating them 1-0 in Yokohama in Japan.

The score line could have been much worse but the Auckland City goalkeeper pulled off a series of saves to keep the Oceania Champions in the match.

Auckland Coach Ramon Tribulietx told a news conference after the match that it was always going to be a difficult game with Hiroshima a fully professional team while Auckland are amateurs.

Speaker:Ramon Tribulietx, coach, Auckland City Football Club

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