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- Participants arrive at the 3rd edition of the Football for Hope Forum
The first participants of the third edition of the Football for Hope Forum have arrived in Kazan, Russia with the event taking place from June 26 to 28.
- Russia: Reasons for hope and areas for improvementWe heard from the Russia players after the hosts exited the FIFA Confederations Cup, with positives drawn amid admissions that certain things need to improve before the FIFA World Cup.
- Low: Milestones on the road to 150 matchesGermany’s last FIFA Confederations Cup group match against Cameroon is also Joachim Low’s 150th game in charge of the national team. FIFA.com looks back at several milestones during his time as head coach.
- Bosnich’s Confed Cup tales of ‘97FIFA.com talks to former star Australian goalkeeper Mark Bosnich to hear some humourous insights from the Socceroos' run to the 1997 FIFA Confederations Cup final.
- Cahill's latest Aussie landmark for the agesAustralia's ageless forward Tim Cahill continues to chalk off milestones, with the five-time FIFA World Cup™ goalscorer set to become the first outfield Socceroos player to reach a century of caps.
- Hernandez: We’re good enough to take on anyone
FIFA.com spoke to Chile midfielder Pablo 'Tucu' Hernandez, who says La Roja are not taking their final Group B game against Australia lightly, despite being almost assured of qualification for the semi-finals.
- Favourites advance as hosts bow out FIFA.com rounds up the action as Group A concluded with wins for Portugal and Mexico that led to the former topping the group and Russia bidding farewell.
- Mexico overcome Russia to reach semisMexico are in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after earning a 2-1 victory over ten-man Russia in front of a full attendance of 41,585 in Kazan on Saturday evening.
- Portugal cruise into semi-finalsPortugal saw off New Zealand 4-0 to win Group A and progress to the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-finals, in front of 56,290 fans in Saint Petersburg.
- Three standout performers for Germany
For Germany’s national team in particular, the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 is reminiscent of a big talent show – and a ‘recall’ to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia in 12 months’ time is the grand prize. FIFA.com presents three of the country’s latest standout performers.
- Preview: Chile-AustraliaChile have one foot in the semi-finals of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, secure in the knowledge that even a one-goal defeat to Australia will see them through to the last four. The Socceroos, meanwhile, face the tall order of needing to beat the South American champions by at least two clear goals.
- Osorio: We’ve been planning this for a long time
Following their dramatic win over New Zealand and on the eve of their crucial match against Russia, Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio talks team selection and his side's hopes.
- Preview: Germany-Cameroon
Germany will be out to earn a strong finish to the group stages, as they jostle with Chile to top Group B, while Cameroon know only a two-goal victory will see them usurp the FIFA World Cup-holders in the race for the semis.
- "I feel the significance," says dancing Luis Neto
After being a resident of Saint Petersburg for four and a half years, Portugal defender Luis Neto - who caught the eye with his flamboyant celebrations following UEFA EURO 2016 success - is relishing a potential FIFA Confederations Cup bow there.
- Akinfeev playing a captain's part
There are a number of reasons why Igor Akinfeev deserves a mention as the host nation's best performer against the Portuguese.
- Birthday boy Teikeu in love with Russia
Adolphe Teikeu is more than just Cameroon’s defensive linchpin at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017; he is also the Indomitable Lions’ tour guide in Russia, a country he fell in love with as soon as he decided to play his club football there.
- Hudson’s youth revolution comes of ageDespite or maybe because of their young age, New Zealand's national team say they will show no fear up against Portugal on Saturday night.
- Sanchez: star quality and record-breaking stats
A little while ago, Alexis Sanchez shot an advert set in the future and in which he tells his grandson that he had made “history” with Chile’s so-called “golden generation” at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017.
- Samuel Inkoom to serve banSamuel Inkoom, who has represented Ghana and is currently registered for the Bulgarian club FC Vereya, is to serve a ban on taking part in any football-related activity.
- Tie-breakers for Russia 2017 groupsTwo rounds of group stage action are complete at the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017, and with just one to go, no team has secured a berth in the last four. The semi-finals will be determined over the weekend with seven of the eight teams still in the reckoning.
- USA back on top, Women’s World Cup qualifiers make impact
A busy few months across the world of women’s football has seen qualifying for the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ get underway across Europe and Asia.
- Aussie new boys on trackAustralia coach Ange Postecoglou is never afraid to experiment and that was again true on Thursday, with late call-up Alex Gersbach thrown in the deep end.
- All to play for in Group B as Sanchez rewrites records
Group B at Russia 2017 remains delicately poised after a day of 1-1 draws that left all four teams in exactly the same positions they held on Thursday morning. FIFA.com reviews the action.
- Zambo Anguissa: Five key things
FIFA.com lays out five key points that football fans should know about the exciting young player Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, who was named Budweiser Man of the Match in Cameroon’s 1-1 draw with the Socceroos.
- Germany, Chile play out entertaining stalemate
Chile and Germany played out a lively 1-1 draw, with the point earned in front of 38,222 supporters in Kazan maintaining the pair's spots as top and second side respectively in FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 Group B.
- Spoils shared in Saint PetersburgCameroon and Australia played out a 1-1 draw in Saint Petersburg, with a point aiding neither of their hopes of reaching the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 semi-finals from Group B.
- Preview: Mexico v RussiaGroup A leaders Mexico and the third-placed hosts meet at the Kazan Arena on Saturday 24 June at 18.00 (local time) in a match that could make or break both sides' chances of qualifying for the semi-finals
- Mexico: Five areas for improvement
Top of their section and requiring just a point from their last group match to reach the semi-finals, Mexico nevertheless need to up their game in a few areas, as FIFA.com discussed with the Tri coach and players.
- Kudryashov: The fans saw us fight till the end
After facing the challenge of marking the best player in the world in Cristiano Ronaldo, Russia defender Fyodor Kudryashov thinks the FIFA Confederations Cup hosts can grow following their second-half showing against Portugal.
- Preview: New Zealand-Portugal
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