คอนเฟดเดอเรชั่นส์ คัพ 2017

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 10th FIFA Confederations คอนเฟดเดอเรชั่นส์ คัพ 2017, a quadrennial international men’s football tournament organised by FIFA. It was held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia was announced as the host on 2 December 2010 after the country was awarded the hosting rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The final tournament was played in two stages: a group stage and a latter knockout stage. In the group stage, each team played three games in a group of four, with the winners and runners-up from each group advancing to the knockout stage. In the knockout stage, the four teams competed in single-elimination matches, beginning with the semi-finals and ending with the final match of the tournament. 0 win over Chile in the final. The eight competing teams were the host nation, the reigning FIFA World Cup champions, and the six holders of the FIFA confederation championships.

After Russia secured a spot in the tournament as the hosts, Germany were the first team to qualify via competition, after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. As 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup champions, Mexico’s qualifying path saw them face 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup champions United States in the 2015 CONCACAF Cup play-off match. 0 after extra time, in the UEFA Euro 2016 Final. The following teams qualified for the tournament.

1 Bold indicates champions for that year. Italic indicates hosts for that year. 2 All of Australia’s previous appearances were as champions of the Oceania Football Confederation. This was their first appearance representing Asia. Four cities served as the venues for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup.

All four venues were also among the 12 used for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. On 8 October 2015, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee agreed on the official names of the stadiums used during the tournament. Russia was placed in position A1 in the group stage and played in the opening match against New Zealand at the Zenit Arena in Saint Petersburg on 17 June. The Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg hosted the final on 2 July. The Kazan Arena in Kazan hosted the first semi-final on 28 June.

The Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi hosted the second semi-final on 29 June. The Otkrytiye Arena in Moscow hosted the third place match on 2 July. For the draw, the eight teams were allocated to two pots. The eight teams were drawn into two groups of four, with each group containing two teams from Pot 1 and two teams from Pot 2.

As hosts, Russia were automatically assigned to Position A1 in the draw. 1 support referee, and 8 video assistant referees were appointed for the tournament. The official match ball for the Cup was produced by Adidas, and was named “Krasava”, which is a Russian slang word for “beautiful” or “awesome”. Each team had to name a preliminary squad of 30 players. Players in the final squad could be replaced due to serious injury up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team’s first match, where the replacement players did not need to be in the preliminary squad. The top two teams of each group advanced to the semi-finals.

The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament. The player awards were all sponsored by Adidas. The poll closed on 10 July. 43 goals were scored in 16 matches, for an average of 2.

The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup was the 10th FIFA Confederations Cup, a quadrennial international men’s football tournament organised by FIFA. It was held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russia was announced as the host on 2 December 2010 after the country was awarded the hosting rights of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The final tournament was played in two stages: a group stage and a latter knockout stage. In the group stage, each team played three games in a group of four, with the winners and runners-up from each group advancing to the knockout stage. In the knockout stage, the four teams competed in single-elimination matches, beginning with the semi-finals and ending with the final match of the tournament.