The quadrennial international football tournament, FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be held in Russia and it is scheduled to start from 17 June 2017 and final will be played on 2 July 2017 at the Saint Petersburg. It is the 10th edition of FIFA Confederations Cup which is scheduled to take place at four venues of Russia. The total eight teams will take part in the tournament. Below is Confederations Cup 2017 fixtures, schedule, teams and squads.
It will be the tenth edition of FIFA Confederations Cup which takes place once in every four years. The defending champions Brazil and winner of last three Confederation Cups (2005, 2009, 2013) failed to qualify for FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Teams
Russia automatically qualified for the tournament and the six winners of the FIFA confederation championships will also qualify. 2014 FIFA World Cup winner Germany also qualified for the tournament. Let’s take a look at all the teams who qualified for the tournament.
|Russia||UEFA||2018 FIFA World Cup hosts|
|Germany||UEFA||2014 FIFA World Cup winners|
|Australia||AFC||2015 AFC Asian Cup winners|
|Chile||CONMEBOL||2015 Copa América winners|
|Mexico||CONCACAF||2015 CONCACAF Cup winners|
|TBD||OFC||2016 OFC Nations Cup winners|
|TBD||UEFA||UEFA Euro 2016 winners|
|TBD||CAF||2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners|
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Fixtures, Format & Groups
Total eight teams will qualify for this tournament which divided into two groups of four each. Each team will play 3 matches with the rest of the group members and two teams from each group with highest points will qualify for the knockout round.
In the knockout round, the four teams will play single-elimination matches which are semi-finals and final match of the tournament. The match for third place will also be played between the two losing teams of the semi-finals. Check 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Broadcasters.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule
|No.||Date||Time (Local)||Match Between||Ground|
|1.||17.06.17||18:00||Russia Vs A2||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|2.||18.06.17||18:00||A3 Vs A4||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|3.||21.06.17||18:00||Russia Vs A3||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|4.||21.06.17||21:00||A4 Vs A2||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|5.||24.06.17||18:00||A4 Vs Russia||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|6.||24.06.17||18:00||A2 Vs A3||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|7.||18.06.17||21:00||B1 Vs B2||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|8.||19.06.17||18:00||B3 Vs B4||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|9.||22.06.17||18:00||B1 Vs B3||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
|10.||22.06.17||21:00||B4 Vs B2||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|11.||25.06.17||18:00||B4 Vs B1||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|12.||25.06.17||18:00||B2 Vs B3||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|13.||28.06.17||21:00||WG A Vs RG B||Kazan Arena, Kazan|
|14.||29.06.17||21:00||WG B Vs RG A||Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi|
|15.||02.07.17||15:00||L M 13 Vs L M 14||Otkrytie Arena, Moscow|
|16.||02.07.17||21:00||WM 13 Vs WM 14||Piter Arena, Saint Petersburg|
2016 FIFA Confederations Cup Final Draw
The final draw is scheduled to take place on 26 November 2016 at the Tennis Academy in Kazan.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Venues
In this tournament, total 16 matches will be held in 4 different stadiums in Russia named Fisht Olympic Stadium, Otkrytie Arena, Kazan Arena and Piter Arena. The final match of the tournament will be placed at Piter Arena in Saint Petersburg.