FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is about to start, as all the eight teams have successfully qualified for the confederations cup which will be held in Russia June 2017. All the eight teams have entered into this cup by winning different cups, trophies and tournaments. Below you can read why these 8 teams will play this tournament.
8 teams ready to play FIFA Confederations Cup 2017
- Russia (H)
- New Zealand
Russia : Only Russia is the team, who has done nothing to participate in this cup as they are hosting the cup in their homeland, so they are automatically entered into this cup.
Germany : Is successfully inn, as they are champion of the 2014 Fifa world cup after defeating Argentina in the final by a small margin 1-0.
Chile: Chile is also made their place for this cup after beating Argentina in the Copa America 2015 cup final by 4-1 in 2015 which was held in Chile.
Portugal : The UEFA EURO cup 2016 champions, Portugal has also marked their place into this cup as they are the current UEFA world champion team.
Mexico : Mexico also booked their name into this cup by getting the CONCACAF Cup 2015 which was organized in United States,Canada.
Australia: Australia is also made their place for this cup after beating Kuwait in the AFC Asian cup final by 4-1 in 2015 which was held in Australia.
New Zealand : After a long time, at last New Zealand has achieved to qualify in the FIFA Confederations cup after beating Papua New Guinea by 1-0 in the OFC Nations Cup 2016.
Cameroon : Cameroon was the last team who is successfully acquired the place in this after beating Egypt in CAF Africa Cup of nations 2017.