Interesting Facts about 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup Russia

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Fifa’s Confederations Cup is almost set to play as they starts from the 17th June. Total 8 National Football team are starting the preparations for it for the Upcoming Football world cup in Russia. This Russia Confederations cup surely be a cracker as top Football sides are face to each other in the group stage and knock stage to earn the Confederations cup trophy.

Fifa confederations cup russia 2017
Fifa confederations cup russia 2017

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Facts

  • Upcoming Fifa confederations cup is the 10th Edition since its debut in 1997.
  • First time in the history when Russia will be hosting the Fifa Confederations cup.
  • This 2017 Confederations cup First ever occasion when Four times confederations cup Champions team Brazil will not took part in the competition as They failed to qualify for the 2017 Russia confederations cup after beating Paraguay in the 2015 Copa America Quarter final.
  • Portugal and Chile are the Two new teams in the Fifa confederations cup as both side not appeared in this tournament past. Team Portugal enter in this Russia confederations cup by winning the UEFA Euro 2016 while Chile reach in Fifa confederations cup 2017 by winning the Copa America 2015.
  • FIFA announced special category 4 tickets for local Russia residents and ticket price begins from 960 RUB. Meanwhile other categories tickets price starts from 70$.
  • In 2017 Fifa confederations cup first time Goal Line Technology (Goal Decision System) to be used. Earlier This technology used in 2014 Brazil Fifa world cup.
  • On 2017 Confederations cup Russia First time three national Football team Russia, Chile and Portugal are played together.

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