The 10th edition of the festival of champions, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup is scheduled to be held from 17 June to 2 July 2017. Although this time the tournament is hosted at Russia prior to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. However, being a host Nation Russia qualifies for the competition in the group stages. The defending champions Brazil has failed to Qualify for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017. Let’s take a look at the All the Teams, Venues, and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Qualified Nations
The Nations that has Qualified the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup are Russia (hosts), Germany (FIFA 2014 WorldCup Champions), Australia (Asian Cup winners) , Chile (Copa América champions) Mexico (CONCACAF Cup winners) Portugal (2016 Euro Cup), Newzealand (OFC Nations Cup 2016 Winner) and the winners of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations 2016 will join the Qualified teams in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group Stages.
- Russia (Hosts)
- Germany (FIFA World Cup 2014 Winner)
- Australia (AFC Asian Cup 2015 Winner)
- Chile (Copa America 2015 Winner)
- Mexico (CONCACAF Cup 2015 Winner)
- New Zealand (OFC Nations Cup 2016 Winner)
- Portugal (UEFA Euro 2016 Winner)
- (Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Winner)
Four Russian cities have been selected as official tournament venues for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. All these four venues will also be among the 12 used for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. They are as following.
|Zenit Arena||Saint Petersburg||67,000|
|Fisht Olympic Stadium||Sochi||48,000|
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule
There are two respective Groups, Group A and Group B. As Genuine hosts Russia is from group A Team 1, therefore, A1. The Group Stage Matches of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 to conduct from 17 to 25th June 2017. While the Semi-Final will take place on 28th and 29th June 2017. Here is the Complete List of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule.
|17 June 2017||Match 1||Russia vs A2||Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|18 June 2017||Match 2||A3 vs A4||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|18 June 2017||Match 3||B1 vs B2||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|19 June 2017||Match 4||B3 vs B4||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|21 June 2017||Match 5||Russia vs A3||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|21 June 2017||Match 6||A4 vs A2||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|22 June 2017||Match 7||B1 vs B3||Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|22 June 2017||Match 8||B2 vs B4||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|24 June 2017||Match 9||A4 vs Russia||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|24 June 2017||Match 10||A2 vs A3||Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|25 June 2017||Match 11||B4 vs B1||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|25 June 2017||Match 12||B2 vs B3||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|28 June 2017||Match 13||Semi-Final 1||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|29 June 2017||Match 14||Semi-Final 2||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|2 July 2017||Match 15||Third Place Match||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|2 July 2017||Match 16||Final||Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg|
As per FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 fixtures, Each team will play three games in a group stage and top teams from each group will advance to the knockout stage. In the knockout stage, the four teams will play the semi-finals and winner of the matches will reach the final of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 while both semi-finalists losing teams will play third-place match.