2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

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2017 FIFA Confederations Cup
Кубок конфедераций 2017
Tournament details
Host country Russia
Dates 17 June – 2 July
Teams (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 4 host cities)
2013
2021

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 10th edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup, is expected to be held in June 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The host will be Russia as announced on 2 December 2010.[1] Brazil are the defending champions.

Qualified teams[edit]

Team Confederation Qualification method Date of qualification secured Participation
 Russia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup host 2 December 2010 1st
TBD TBD 2014 FIFA World Cup winners 13 July 2014 TBD
TBD AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners 31 January 2015 TBD
TBD CONMEBOL 2015 Copa América winners 4 July 2015 TBD
TBD CONCACAF Play-off match winners between  United States and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winnersa TBD 2015 TBD
TBD UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 winners 10 July 2016 TBD
TBD OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners November 2016 TBD
TBD CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners January 2017 TBD


Note:
^a If the United States, winners of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup, also win the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup, they will automatically qualify for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Teams in contention[edit]

FIFA berth[edit]

Winners of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Teams playing in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Final

AFC berth[edit]

Winners of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup

Teams qualified to the 2015 AFC Asian Cup

CONMEBOL berth[edit]

CONMEBOL's best-placed team of the 2015 Copa América

CONMEBOL’s teams qualified for the 2015 Copa América

CONCACAF berth[edit]

There will be a play-off match between the winners of the 2013 and 2015 Gold Cup competitions. If the same team wins both, it will qualify automatically.

Playoff Qualifiers
2013 2015
 United States TBD
Teams guaranteed or that can still qualify for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

UEFA berth[edit]

Winners of the UEFA Euro 2016
All UEFA members, except Russia (host nation) and maybe Gibraltar, which is not a FIFA member.

OFC berth[edit]

Winners of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup

Teams into the qualifying tournament
Teams qualified

CAF berth[edit]

Winners of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

All of CAF members.

Venues[edit]

Four cities will serve as the venues for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.[2]

Saint Petersburg Moscow Kazan Sochi
Zenit Arena Otkrytie Arena Kazan Arena Fisht Olympic Stadium
Capacity: 69,501
(new stadium)
Capacity: 44,000
(new stadium)
Capacity: 45,015 Capacity: 47,659
New football stadium construction site in SPB 01.jpg Moskva spartak stadion.jpg Closing of 2013 Summer Universiade 79.jpg 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony (2014-02-07) 02.jpeg

All four venues will also be used for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Blatter makes Russia visit". FIFA. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mutko to chair 2018 World Cup organising committee". Reuters. 27 April 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2011. 

External links[edit]