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FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Team Details, Prize Money, Broadcasting Rights

FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 would be the 10th Confederations Cup with the opening group game between hosts Russia and New Zealand. This tournament is men’s football game which is organised by FIFA. This year It will be held in Russia, from 17 June to 2 July 2017.

FIFA world cup 2018 would also be hosted by Russia which was announced on 2 December 2010. The matches will be played in four different stadiums across four cities: Saint Petersburg, Moscow, Kazan, and Sochi. This is first time Russia will hosts the tournament.

The final tournament has divided into two stages, a group stage and a latter knockout stage. In the group stage, each team will play three games in a group of four, with the winners and runners-up from each group advancing to the knockout stage.

Team Details

In this tournament each team must have squad of 30 players. From the preliminary squad, the team must name a final squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by the FIFA deadline. Players who has been selected to play the match may be replaced due to serious injury up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team’s first match, where the replacement players do not need to be in the preliminary squad.

Group A

1              Russia (H)

2              New Zealand

3              Portugal

4              Mexico

 

Group B

1              Cameroon

2              Chile

3              Australia

4              Germany

This is a massive tournament and with the likes of World Champions Germany, european champions Portugal, South American champions Chile in the reckoning we will surely see some exciting competitive football. This tournament also serve as preparations for the big every next year and Germany, Portugal are likely to use some of the highly rated youngsters along with season professionals.

Prize money

Competition stage Final position Prize money
Final   Winner $5,000,000
  Runner-up $4,500,000
Match for third place   Third place $3,500,000
  Fourth place $3,000,000
Group stage   Fifth to eighth place $2,000,000

Broadcasting rights

FIFA has announced match coverage details would be broadcasted most of the countries around the world live on free-to-air channels. BBC will have live coverage in the United Kingdom and below are list of countries where live match coverage would be on air.

Country                                            Broadcaster

Argentina                                           TyC, DirecTV

Armenia                                              ARMTV

Australia                                             SBS, Optus Sport

Austria                                                 ORF

Azerbaijan                                           İTV

Belarus                                                BTRC

Belgium                                               VRT, RTBF

Bolivia                                                  Unitel, Red Uno, DirecTV

Bulgaria                                               BNT

Canada                                                RDS, TSN

Chile                                                    Canal 13, TVN, Mega, DirecTV

Colombia                                            Caracol TV, RCN TV, DirecTV

Costa Rica                                          Teletica, Sky

Croatia                                                HRT

Cyprus                                                CyBC

Czech Republic                                 ČT

Denmark                                            DR, TV 2

Ecuador                                              RTS

El Salvador                                        TCS, Sky

Estonia                                               ERR

Faroe Islands                                    DR

Finland                                              Yle

France                                               TF1, SFR Sport

Germany                                           ARD, ZDF

Georgia                                              GPB

Greece                                                ERT

Greenland                                         DR, TV 2

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