France, winners in 2001 and 2003, are the only other team to have. Afp the tournament between all the continental champions is the traditional rehearsal for. The games were to be hosted by 12 stadiums in 11 russian cities. Also known as the the tournament of champions, the fifa confederations cup is a dress rehersal for the world cup holding the year after.
The confederations cup is a slightly strange tournament. Confederation cup, open to the teams of cup winners clubs of the affiliated associations. The opening match was played at ellis park stadium in johannesburg. Moreover, it was the first time the world cup games were played both in europe and asia. Browse the independent s complete collection of articles and commentary on confederations cup.
Chile and portugal win silver and bronze, respectively. Whats the difference between confederation cup vs world. It is a tournament with a short and largely unglamorous history. The 2001 edition of the confederations cup, held in japan and south korea, was won by then reigning world and european champions france. The postponement of caf confederation cup matches for the teams that qualified to take part in the fifa world cup competition is permitted, provided that the matches in question are scheduled to be played in less than thirty days from the opening date of the world cup. Fifa sure of world cup security despite fresh russian fan violence. Russia steps up security as confederations cup looms reuters. The fifa confederations cup competition is a fifa event embodied in the fifa statutes and takes place every four years. It is the second club football competition in the continent behind the caf champions league. The 201920 caf confederation cup qualifying rounds were played from 9 august to 5 november 2019. Heres which international teams have won the previous nine editions of the tournament. The 2017 fifa confederations cup group stage was a straightforward, upsetfree procession, but the competitions final four will provide plenty of excitement and takeaways leading into world cup 2018.
The said bylaw will come into effective and remain in force on and during the dates as provided for in schedule 10 to the bylaws. Eight teams will be taking part in the confederations cup in russia, and heres how they qualified. Lars stindl simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In conformity with article 5 of the regulations implementing caf statutes, caf organising. In this section you can find all of fifas official documents downloadable in pdf format. The regulations for the fifa confederations cup russia 2017 regulations regulate the rights, duties and responsibilities of all associations taking part in the fifa confederations cup russia 2017 and of the organising association by forming an integral part of the ha. The world cup begins on june 14 in russia and local authorities are putting strict security procedures in place to control. Fifa confederations cup 2017 a russian extravaganza and. Russia steps up security as confederations cup looms. The fifa confederations cup was an international association football competition established in 1992 as the king fahd cup and known as the fifa confederations cup from 1997 to 2017. From archived financial reports to published circulars, on subjects as diverse at. All the latest breaking news on confederations cup.
On sunday, the eightteam fifa confederations cup gets under way in south africa when the host country take on iraq in johannesburg. Lars edi stindl born 26 august 1988 is german footballer. Originally the cup was held every two years but since 2005 the confederations cup has been held every four years, serving as a rehearsal for the fifa world cup. During the 1992 fifa confederations cup, which was played in saudi arabia, the country reached the final, losing to argentina. Robert pires ended as player of the tournament and he also won the golden shoe for being top scorer. The confederations cup has struggled to spark attention outside the competing countries since fifa took over organizing it for the 1997 edition, which tournament founder saudi arabia hosted. United states, and to attend congress for that purpose on or before the 10th day of march.
This code of conduct describes how spectators shall conduct. Group a of the 1997 fifa confederations cup took place between 12 and 16 december 1997. A colourful closing ceremony of drummers, dancers and musicians drew the curtains on sunday evening, 27 june 2009 on a successful fifa confederations cup, a trial run for the 2010 fifa world cup. A new pitch had to be laid at the 68,000seat stadium less than a month before it hosts the confederations cup s opening match between. The 2017 fifa confederations cup was the 10th and final fifa confederations cup, a quadrennial international mens football tournament organised by fifa. Organising committee for the fifa confederations cup south africa 2009 7 3. The fifa confederations cup was an international association football tournament for mens national teams, held every four years by fifa. The world cup is where a select number of teams from each confederation play in the same format as the confederation cup, except there are 32 teams, instead of 8 in confederations. Brazil moved into the final of the confederations cup following a tense and dramatic 21 victory over uruguay. South africa bylaw as contemplated in the hereunder and approved by the said council on 27 november 2008. The caf confederation cup is a seasonal association football competition run by the confederation of african football. The 2009 fifa confederations cup was the eighth confederations cup, and was held in south africa from 14 june to 28 june 2009, as a prelude to the 2010 fifa world cup.
World cup holders germany golden again at fifa confederations cup russia 2017. It is a tournament that brings together the champions of. Fifa has no plans to cancel the confederations cup in brazil despite the violent antigovernment protests spreading across the. Fifas 2021 confederations cup wont be held in qatar cnn. It was held in russia, from 17 june to 2 july 2017, as a prelude to the 2018 fifa world cup. For the first time in its history, russia hosted the fifa world cup from 14 june till 15 july 2018. A total of 69 teams competed in the qualifying rounds to decide the 16 places in the group stage of the 201920 caf confederation cup. The 2017 confederations cup is being held in russia. State, to subscribe articles of confederation and perpetual union of the. Brazil won the group, and advanced to the knockout stage, along with group runnersup australia.
It is, in essence, a soft opening for the country hosting the following years world cup in this summers case russia. Following the declaration of independence, the members of the continental congress realized. The 20 fifa confederations cup was the first international tournament for national teams to use goalline technology. It was contested by the holders of each of the six afc, caf, concacaf, conmebol, ofc and uefa continental championships, along with the current fifa world cup holder and the host nation, to bring the number of teams up to eight. The 201920 caf confederation cup officially the 201920 total caf confederation cup for sponsorship reasons is the 17th edition of africas secondary club football tournament organized by the confederation of african football caf, under the current caf confederation cup title after the merger of caf cup and african cup winners cup. Regulations fifa confederations cup south africa 2009.
View the latest confederations cup 2017 live scores, results, live blogs, news and stats from every game in the tournament at fox sports. A picture shows a board displaying the results of the draw for the 2017 fifa confederations cup. Mexico coach juan carlos osorio has apologized for his actions during mexicos 21 loss to portugal for confederations cup third place last sunday. The confederations cup, in its current format, has been played the summer before the world cup prior to the last five fouryear cycles. The winner of caf confederation cup must take part in the next edition. It sounds like a complete mismatch, but the eightteam fifa confederations cup which starts in south africa on sunday, will see these teams pitted against one another in what is a dressrehearsal. Brazil scrapes through to confederations cup final cnn. He scored the only goal in the final of 2017 fifa confederations cup against chile. The confederations cup is underway in russia, one year before the 2018 world cup finals kick off. Fifas confederations cup has uncertain future after. Scuba diving, windsurfing, sailing and basketball which is played by both men and women are also popular with the saudi arabian national basketball team winning bronze at the 1999 asian championship. Fifa has announced that the qatari summer will be too hot to hold the confederations cup in 2021 and the tournament will thus be moved. In 1997, the fifa confederations cup took place in saudi arabia on december 1222.
The eight team tournament features some top teams like the. Confederations cup latest news, breaking stories and. What is the difference between the confederation cup and. Fifa sure of world cup security despite fresh russian fan.764 972 1322 1096 1260 980 668 1209 224 1052 428 1412 1608 1505 313 1188 85 785 85 804 734 1643 6 1608 880 685 1398 930 1011 610 1105 621 1294 1184 1114 1478 166 941 1029 214 1265 1075 947