The FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be played between 8 National Football Teams which are divided into two groups of 4 teams each. It is also called as “Tournament of Champions” as it is played by 6 Champions of each confederation with hosts and World Cup Winners. Few, months ago, FIFA unveiled prize money amount of Confederations Cup 2017. Here we sharing the info about groups, standings, points table and upcoming matches of the competition. For the first time in history Russia will host this tournament which means they’ll also compete for the title in June this year.
Groups of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
As discussed earlier, all eight teams of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 are divided into two groups – Group A and Group B. Hosts are in Group A, whereas World Champions are in Group B.
Each team will play round robin games against their group rivals. Three points will be given to winning team and a point will be given to both teams on draw. Top two teams from each group will qualify for the semi final round. Winner of Group one will play against Runners-up of other group in semi finals. You can read more about teams of Confederations Cup here.
2017 Confederations Cup Standings and Points Table
Match Dates of FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
- Russia vs New Zealand: 17 June 2017 at Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
- Portugal vs Mexico: 18 June 2017 at Kazan Arena, Kazan
- Russia vs Portugal: 21 June 2017 at Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
- Mexico vs New Zealand: 21 June 2017 at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
- Mexico vs Russia: 24 June 2017 at Kazan Arena, Kazan
- New Zealand vs Portugal: 24 June 2017 at Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
- Cameroon vs Chile: 18 June 2017 at Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
- Australia vs Germany: 19 June 2017 at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
- Cameroon vs Australia: 22 June 2017 at Krestovsky Stadium, Saint Petersburg
- Germany vs Chile: 22 June 2017 at Kazan Arena, Kazan
- Germany vs Cameroon: 25 June 2017 at Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
- Chile vs Australia: 25 June 2017 at Otkrytiye Arena, Moscow
|28 June 2017||Winner Group A vs Runner-up Group B||Kazan Arena|
|29 June 2017||Winner Group B vs Runner-up Group A||Fisht Olympic Stadium|
|Third place play-off|
|2 July 2017||Loser Match 13 vs Loser Match 14||Otkrytiye Arena|
|2 July 2017||Winner Match 13 vs Winner Match 14||Krestovsky Stadium|