FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 Wiki, Start Date, Schedule, Teams, Venue, Squads

FIFA Confederation cup is a men national football team championship which is played between the each of six FIFA Confederation. It is held after every 4 years among the champions of each confederation which are UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC, OFC and FIFA World Cup winner. FIFA Confederation cup 2017 is the tenth edition of the championship that will be held in Russia. On 2nd of December 2010, it was announced that Russia will host the upcoming Confederation cup. We are here to provide you complete wiki including start date, schedule, teams, venues and team squads of this competition.

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FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 Start Date

FIFA Confederation cup 2017 start date

Start date: 17 June 2017

End date: 2 July 2017

The first match of Confederation Cup 2017 will be played on 17th of June 2017 in Russia with a grand opening ceremony. Total of 16 matches will be played throughout the competition. Host nation Russia will play first match against New Zealand at Krestovsky Stadium located in Saint Petersburg. The stadium also got the honor to host final match that will be played on 2nd July 2017.

FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 Host Nation

FIFA Confederation cup 2017 Host Nation

Host nation: Russia

For the first time in football history, Russia will be hosting the Confederation Cup. Also, this is third time that the competition is going to be held in Europe. On 2nd December 2010, it was officially announced that Russia will host the tenth edition of FIFA Confederation Cup. Being host nation, Russia automatically qualified for the competition which means total eight teams will play this national football championship.

Schedule Of FIFA Confederation Cup 2017

FIFA Confederation cup 2017 Schedule Fixtures

On 24 July 2015, schedule of the competition was announced for all eight qualified teams. Check out the complete schedule fixtures below.

MATCH DATE TIME VENUE
GROUP STAGE
Russia vs New Zealand 17 June 2017 18:00 Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Portugal vs Mexico 18 June 2017 18:00 Kazan Arena, Kazan
TBD vs Chile 18 June 2017 18:00 Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
Australia vs Germany 19 June 2017 18:00 Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
Russia vs Portugal 21 June 2017 18:00 Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
Mexico vs New Zealand 21 June 2017 21:00 Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
TBD vs Australia 22 June 2017 18:00 Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Germany vs Chile 22 June 2017 21:00 Kazan Arena, Kazan
Mexico vs Russia 24 June 2017 18:00 Kazan Arena, Kazan
New Zealand vs Portugal 24 June 2017 18:00 Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
Germany vs TBD 25 June 2017 18:00 Fisht Olympic Stadium, sochi
Chile vs Australia 25 June 2017 18:00 Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
SEMI FINALS
Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B 28 June 2017 TBD Kazan Arena, Kazan
Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A 29 June 2017 TBD Olympic Stadium, Sochi
THIRD PLACE
Loser Match 13 vs Loser Match 14 2 Jul 2017 TBD Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
FINAL
Winner Match 13 vs Winner Match 14 2 Jul 2017 TBD Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg

Teams Qualified For FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

FIFA Confederation cup 2017 Teams

According to FIFA rules, the competition should be played between 6 teams from six confederation. But there is host nation and FIFA World Cup winner, we have eight national football teams who will compete for the title. Three teams from UEFA, one from AFC, one from CONMEBOL, one from CONCACAF, one from OFC and one from CAF have made it to the championship. Take a look on all qualified teams.

Qualified team Confederation Qualified as Qualified date
Russia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup Host 2 Dec 2010
Germany UEFA 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions 13 Jul 2014
Australia AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champions 31 Jan 2015
Chile CONMEBOL 2015 Copa America Champions 4 Jul 2015
Mexico CONCACAF 2015 CONCACAF Cup Champions 10 Oct 2015
New Zealand OFC 2016 OFC Nation 11 Jun 2016
Portugal UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 Champions 10 Jul 2016
Cameroon CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Champions 5 Feb 2017

Three teams [Russia, Portugal and Chile] are playing this competition for the first time. Being host nation Russia qualified for the competition. Chile and Portugal won the first ever Copa America and UEFA Euro respectively and qualified for Confederation Cup 2017. For the first time in this competition, three teams [Germany, Portugal and Russia] from UEFA have qualified for the this championship.

Venues For FIFA Confederation Cup 2017

Russia have picked up four football stadiums to host these games. These are Krestovsky Stadium, Otkrytiye Arena, Fisht Olympic Stadium and Kazan Arena. Krestovsky Stadium is the biggest stadium which can accommodate 68, 134 spectators. This ground will host first and last match of the competition.

FIFA Confederation Cup 2017 Team Squads

Please visit: all team squads of FIFA Confed Cup 2017

Format of the Competition

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 format

All eight qualified teams are grouped into two groups have four teams each. There will be round robin games at first stage and based on their performances, teams will qualify for knock-out round. According to FIFA rules, two teams of same confederations cannot be drawn into same group except if there are three teams from same confederation.

This is the first ever Confederations Cup edition in each three teams from same confederation [Russia, Germany, Portugal] have qualified. So Group A is featured with two teams of same Confederation. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the next round which is semi final round.

Prize Money for winning and other teams

Total prize money of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is calculated as $24 million. It is $4 million more as compared to the previous edition which was $20 million. The prize money distribution is:

  • Winning team: $5 million
  • Runners-up: $4.5 million
  • Third place: $3.5 million
  • Semi finalist: $3 million
  • 5th place: $2 million
  • 6th place: $2 million
  • 7th place: $2 million
  • 8th place: $2 million

Worldwide Broadcasting Rights

Country Television Broadcasting Rights
Argentina TyC, DirecTV
Australia SBS, Optus Sport
Belgium VRT, RTBF
Brazil Band, Globo, SporTV
Canada CBC
Europe EBU
Finland Yle
France TF1, SFR Sport
Germany ARD TV, ZDF
Italy RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, Sky Italia S.R.L.
India Sony Six, Ten 2, Sony Liv
Mexico OTI, S.A.B. de C.V, TV Azteca, Televisa, S.A. de C.V
Netherlands NOS
Portugal EBU, RTP
Russia EBU, RTR, CR1
Spain Gol
Sweden SVT, TV4
Switzerland SRG SSR, EBU
United Kingdom ITV Sport
United States Telemundo, Fox Sport 1 / 2, NBC Universo, NBC Deportes, Fox Sport, ESPN

See full list here: Confd. Cup 2017 broadcasting rights

Sponsors of Confederations Cup 2017

There are lots of Sponsors of this football competition. Adidas, Coca Cola, Gazprom, Hyundai-Kia, VISA, Wanda Group are the FIFA partners. Check out the other sponsors of Confd. Cup 2017

FIFA Partners FIFA World Cup Sponsors Regional Partners
  • Adidas
  • Coca Cola
  • Gazprom
  • Hyundai-Kia
  • VISA
  • Wanda Group
  • Anheuser Busch InBev
  • McDonald’s
Alfa Bank

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