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 8 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 4 (in 4 host cities)
2013
2021

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, the 10th edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup, will be held between 17 June and 2 July 2017,[1] as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The host will be Russia as announced on 2 December 2010.[2] Brazil are the three-time defending champions.

Since the host country, Russia and the 2014 World Cup Champions, Germany, are both from UEFA, and a third team will qualify from UEFA Euro 2016, this will be the first time that three teams from the same confederation will take part in any Confederations Cup. 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners Australia became the first team to qualify from multiple confederations, having previously represented the OFC in 1997, 2001 and 2005.

This is the first FIFA Confederations Cup that Brazil have not qualified despite being the current champions and having held the FIFA Confederations Cup since 2005, they failed to qualify due to their loss to Paraguay in the 2015 Copa América.

Qualified teams[edit]

Team Confederation Qualification method Date of qualification secured Appearance
 Russia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup host 12 December 2010 1st
 Germany UEFA 2014 FIFA World Cup winners 213 July 2014 3rd
 Australia AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners 531 January 2015 4th
TBD CONMEBOL 2015 Copa América winners 34 July 2015 TBD
TBD CONCACAF Play-off match winners between:
 United States and 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners[A]
4 26 July 2015 or later in 2015 TBD
TBD UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 winners[B] 610 July 2016 TBD
TBD OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners 7October–November 2016 TBD
TBD CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners 8early 2017 TBD

Teams in contention[edit]

CAF berth[edit]

Winners of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Teams that can still qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations
Teams qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

CONCACAF berth[edit]

Play-off match winner between the winners of the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup and the winners of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The play-off is to take place in the second semester of 2015. The United States have already won the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup and have thus qualified for the play-off. If they win the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup as well, they will qualify directly for the Confederations Cup.[3]

Play-off qualifiers
2013 2015
 United States TBD
Teams qualified for the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup

Note: The United States have already qualified for the play-off.

CONMEBOL berth[edit]

Winners of the 2015 Copa América

Teams qualified for the final.

OFC berth[edit]

Winners of the 2016 OFC Nations Cup

Teams that can still qualify for the 2016 OFC Nations Cup
Teams qualified for the 2016 OFC Nations Cup

UEFA berth[edit]

Winners of UEFA Euro 2016

Teams in the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying that can advance to the final tournament.
Teams qualified for the UEFA Euro 2016

Note: Russia (host nation) and Germany (World Cup champion) already qualified for the Confederations Cup, while Gibraltar, which is not a FIFA member, is not eligible. If any of these teams win UEFA Euro 2016, the losing finalist will participate.[citation needed]

Venues[edit]

Four cities will serve as the venues for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.[4][5]

Saint Petersburg Moscow
Zenit Arena Otkrytie Arena
Capacity: 66,881
(new stadium)
Capacity: 44,829
Zenit stadium (December 2014).jpg Spartak stadium (Otkrytiye Arena), 23 August 2014.JPG
Kazan Sochi
Kazan Arena Fisht Olympic Stadium
Capacity: 45,015 Capacity: 47,659
RubinKazanNewStadium.png Стадион Фишт.JPG

All four venues will also be among the 12 used for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Schedule[edit]

While the full schedule has not been released yet, the dates and venues of the following matches have been confirmed:[6]

References[edit]

External links[edit]