FIFA Confederations Cup is a football tournament which was begun in 1992. It happens in every four years just like FIFA World Cup. Five different teams won the FIFA Confederation Cup so far. FIFA Confederation will be host in Russia and start from June 17 to 2nd July in 2017. Brazil is the most successful team with four titles followed by France with two titles.
Saint Petersburg’s Zenit Arena stadium will host the opening and the closing fixture of the FIFA Confederations Cup while Semi-final matches will be played in Kazan and Sochi on 28th and 29th June respectively.
The following Countries have qualified for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup are Russia (hosts), Germany (FIFA 2014 World Cup winners), Australia (Asian Cup winners) , Chile (Copa América champions), Mexico (CONCACAF Cup Winners), Portugal (2016 Euro Cup), New Zealand (OFC Nations Cup 2016 Winner) and the winners of the CAF Africa Cup of Nations will participate the Qualified teams in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in the Group Stages.
Team Group of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Here is the full schedule, dates and locations for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.
– Group A:
- A 2
- A 3
- A 4
– Group B:
- B 1
- B 2
- B 3
- B 4
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Schedule And Timetable
|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|
Four Russian cities are going to host all games for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. These four venues are part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup as well. Let me give you a quick rundown about these four grounds – Zenit Arena Saint Petersburg 67,000 seater, Otkrytie Arena Moscow 45,000 capacity, Kazan Arena Kazan 45,000 capacity and Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi 48,000.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: TV Schedule and Live Streaming Info
FIFA has declared the coverage details where many countries can watch FIFA Confederations Cup matches live on the leading sports and free channels. BBC will broadcast live coverage in the United Kingdom. You may bookmark this blog to read further updates about FIFA Confederation Cup 2017. Which team are you supporting? What’s your favourite team in this FIFA Federation Cup 2017 in Russia? Let me know by dropping a comment belwo. Also, don’t forget to share this article on social media. Let’s talk football.