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FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Teams | Squads

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Teams | Squads – The 10th FIFA Confederations Cup a quadrennial international men’s football tournament will be organized by FIFA. It would be held in Russia in the year 2017. The tournament will commence from 17th June and last until 2nd July 2017. Though the tournaments are months away, but the types and hooplas for the big event have already started making headlines in the football-crazy nations and with each passing day it is all set to soar even more in intensity. In the year 2018, FIFA world cup is scheduled to take place. This tournament of 2017 will serve as a prelude to it. On 2nd December 2010, it was announced that Russia will be the host country after the hosting rights were awarded to it.

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 teams

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Teams. By winning 2014 FIFA World Cup Germany directly qualify for the competition.

Country Confederation Qualified as Qualified on Previous appearances in tournament1
 flag_of_russia-svgRussia UEFA 2018 FIFA World Cup hosts 2 December 2010 0 (debut)
23px-flag_of_germany-svgGermany UEFA 2014 FIFA World Cup winners 13 July 2014 2 (1999, 2005)
flag_of_australia-svgAustralia AFC 2015 AFC Asian Cup winners 31 January 2015 3 (1997, 2001, 2005)
23px-flag_of_chile-svgChile CONMEBOL 2015 Copa América winners 4 July 2015 0 (debut)
flag_of_mexico-svgMexico CONCACAF 2015 CONCACAF Cup winners 10 October 2015 6 (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2013)
flag_of_new_zealand-svgNew Zealand OFC 2016 OFC Nations Cup winners 11 June 2016 3 (1999, 2003, 2009)
flag_of_portugal-svgPortugal UEFA UEFA Euro 2016 winners 10 July 2016 0 (debut)
TBD CAF 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winners 5 February 2017 TBD
  1. Russia (Hosts)
  2. Germany (FIFA World Cup 2014 Winner)
  3. Australia (AFC Asian Cup 2015 Winner)
  4. Chile (Copa America 2015 Winner)
  5. Mexico (CONCACAF Cup 2015 Winner)
  6. New Zealand (OFC Nations Cup 2016 Winner)
  7. Portugal (UEFA Euro 2016 Winner)
  8. (Africa Cup of Nations 2017 Winner)

1. Russia – Hosts

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2. Germany – 2014 World Cup winner

2. Germany – 2014 World Cup winner

3. Australia – 2015 AFC Asian Cup winner

3. Australia – 2015 AFC Asian Cup winner

4. Chile – 2015 Copa America winner

4. Chile – 2015 Copa America winner

5. Mexico – 2015 CONCACAF Cup winner

Mexico – 2015 CONCACAF Cup winner

6. New Zealand – 2016 OFC Nations Cup winner

6. New Zealand – 2016 OFC Nations Cup winner

7. Portugal – 2016 Euro winner

Portugal – 2016 Euro winner

8. TBC – 2017 Africa Cup of Nations winner

Venue of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

The matches of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be played in four different cities in the state of the art stadiums. The four lucky cities are Russian capital Moscow, Kazan, Sochi and Saint Petersburg. Interestingly, it is the first time that Russia would host the tournament and the third time the cup is scheduled to be on the European continent. Russian football teams which are host have already automatically qualified for the tournament. They will be soon joined by six victorious teams of FIFA confederation championships and 2014 FIFA world champion Germany. Football is one of the most popular games on this planet. Not millions but perhaps one billion people stick to their television screens and become part of this widely celebrated sports festival. FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 teams

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Venues

Stadium City Capacity
Zenit Arena Saint Petersburg 67,000
Otkrytie Arena Moscow 45,000
Kazan Arena Kazan 45,000
Fisht Olympic Stadium Sochi 48,000

The Final Tournament of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

The final tournament of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 would be played in two separate stages. The first stage would be group stage whereas the latter stage is a knockout stage. In the group stage, each team is scheduled to play three games in the group of four, with the winners and runners-up from each group will advance to the knockout stage.  Now in the knockout stage, the four competing teams would compete in the single-elimination matches.  After two finalists would be selected another match would be played between the two losing semi-finalist team.

The Competing Teams of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017

Final details about competing teams of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 would be unveiled very soon but this for sure that the entire tournament will be packed with the flavor of excitement. More than one billions of fans of football stick to their television set and anxiously wait for the excitement to begin. Brazil is the defending champion and has won three confederation cups in the year 2005, 2009, 2013. Surprisingly, Brazil failed to qualify due to loss on penalties to the Paraguay in the quarter-final of the 2015 Copa América. This is a surprising fact and interestingly Australia the winner of 2015 AFC Asian games managed to qualify; it had previously represented the OFC in the year 1997, 2001 and 2005. As per the latest information, the qualified teams are Russia, Germany, Portugal, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand and Australia. Portugal has managed its entrance after defeating France in the UEFA EURO 2016 final on 10 July 2016.

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