Let the clash of continents begin with a remarkable beginning of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017. This time, Russia is the tournament host for the FIFA World Cup 2017 to entertain all the football fans spread throughout the globe. The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 commenced on 17th June will keep the football enthusiasts indulged in some great plays till 2nd July. There are two groups: Group A and Group B consisting of four teams each, a total number of eight teams competing to grab the FIFA World Cup 2017 trophy.
Group A consists of the following teams:
As tournament hosts, Russia qualified automatically for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017.
Mexico won 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup to seal their place at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
Portugal is representing Europe after winning the UEFA EURO 2016 final on 10th July 2016.
New Zealand is representing Oceania by winning the OFC Nations Cup which was played in May-June 2016.
Group B consists of the following teams:
Chile is representing South America. Chile will compete in the FIFA Confederations Cup for the first time after winning the 2015 Copa America.
Australia qualified for FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 by winning the 2015 AFC Asian Cup.
By winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Germany guaranteed themselves a spot at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
Cameroon is representing Africa at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 after winning the CAF Africa Cup of Nations Gabon 2017.
There’s no doubt that the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 is the most loved football tournament around the world. It is a tournament that not only showcases great footballers of all time but also highlights the rising stars of tomorrow. Don’t miss out the live action of true sportsmanship and team spirit. Tune in almost every day in the evening to watch 90 minutes of thrill at the football ground and support your favorite team.