Soccer betting followers should pay close attention to each team’s performance and history, so a good soccer bet can be placed. In soccer betting there’s nothing written, as Barcelona proved it last year, the soccer betting logic doesn’t work as usual, surprises are always available on these soccer betting events.
1- Waitakere United (New Zealand): founded in 2004, this team gained entry to the CWC by beating Fiji's Ba. Danny Hay is the best player. Coach: Chris Millichich.
2- Pachuca (Mexico): was founded in Mexico in 1902. They have won four league titles in the past seven years and the CONCACAF Champions' Cup. Cristian Gimenez will play with them. Coach: Enrique Ojitos Meza. Mexico is a great option to take in consideration when checking on soccer betting odds.
3- Sepahan (Iran): founded in 1944, it is the first team based outside of Tehran to win the Iranian league crown (in 2002-2003). Maharram Navidkia who is the former Olympic captain will be playing with this team. Coach: Luka Bonacic.
4- AC Milan (Italy): founded in 1899, this team entered the tournament as one of the two favorites to win. Great players like Cafu, Dida, Kaka, Andrea Pirlo, Filippo Inzaghi and Paolo Maldini will play with AC Milan. Coach: Carlo Ancelotti. Soccer betting fans should pay close attention to this great team.
5- Urawa Reds (Japan): founded in 1992, this team won the Asian Champions League playing and winning against Iran's Sepahan. Shinji Ono will give soccer betting fans a good option to win. Coach: Holger Osieck.
6- Etoile Sportive du Sahel (Tunisia): founded in 1925, it is the only team to win every African club competition. A great player that can push you to place a winning soccer bet is Amine Chermiti. Coach: Bertrand Marchand.
7- Boca Juniors (Argentina): founded in 1905, it is one of the best teams in South America. They dominated the Copa Libertadores, however, they don’t have any Club World Cup title yet. The great talent of Martin Palermo belongs to this team. Coach: Miguel Ángel Russo.
Preferred teams to win this soccer betting cup are Boca Juniors and AC Milan. They faced each other on 2003’s Intercontinental final. Victory was for Boca Juniors.
$5 million and $4 million prizes will be given to the first and second place respectively. This soccer betting cup is organized by FIFA and since Japan is the host for the cup it will play on it too. In 2008, this soccer betting event will be held in Japan one more time but it will be different in 2009 and 2010 when the FIFA receives new offers for the candidature and organization of the cup.