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The Confederations Cup
The Confederations Cup

The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football (soccer) tournament for national teams, held every four years (previously every two years) by FIFA. It is contested by the winners of each of the six FIFA confederation championships (CAF, CONMEBOL, UEFA, AFC, OFC, CONCACAF), along with the FIFA World Cup champion and the host country, to bring the number of teams up to eight. Image File history File links Confederations-cup. ... Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) The Current Laws of the Game (LOTG) The Rec. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ... The Confederation of African Football (CAF; French: Confédération Africaine de Football) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Nations Cup as well as the African Champions League. ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación sudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in South America. ... UEFA logo The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced you-AY-fuh), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... Asian Football Confederation Logo The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia. ... Oceania Football Confederation logo since 1998 The Oceania Football Confederation is one of the six continental confederations of international football. ... CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football), also known as The Football Confederation, is the continent-wide governing body for association football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. ...


When the World Cup champion is also winner of its confederation championship, then the runner-up champion takes the place, ensuring eight teams for the tournament. In the 2005 tournament, however, Brazil, as World Cup champion and Germany, as host, had qualified. When Brazil also won the Copa América, instead of the eighth spot going to Germany (as runner-up in the World Cup), it went instead to Argentina, which was the runner-up in the Copa América. The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ... The 2005 Confederations Cup football tournament was held in Germany, between June 15 and June 29, 2005. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ...


The first tournament was held in Saudi Arabia in 1992, and was known as the King Fahd Cup, named after King Fahd of Saudi Arabia. In 1997, FIFA upgraded the status of the competition to an official tournament, increased the number of teams to eight, and renamed it the FIFA Confederations Cup. The competition since was held every two years. From 2005 onwards, the tournament was changed to be held to once in every four years. The tournament will be held one year prior to each World Cup at the country which is holding the World Cup. This decision was made to make the Confederations Cup a dress rehearsal for the World Cup (for the host nations as well as the participating teams). 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Fahd bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud (Arabic: , b. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ...


The 2003 tournament was marred by tragedy, when the Cameroon player Marc-Vivien Foé collapsed and died during the semi-final against Colombia. The 2003 Confederations Cup football tournament was held in France in June 2003. ... Marc-Vivien Foé (May 1, 1975 – June 26, 2003) was a Cameroonian midfield football player, born in Nkolo, Cameroon. ...


List of tournaments

Year Host Final
Winner Score Runner-up
1992
Details
Saudi Arabia
Argentina
3 - 1
Saudi Arabia
1995
Details
Saudi Arabia
Denmark
2 - 0
Argentina
1997
Details
Saudi Arabia
Brazil
6 - 0
Australia
1999
Details
Mexico
Mexico
4 - 3
Brazil
2001
Details
South Korea & Japan
France
1 - 0
Japan
2003
Details
France
France
1 - 0
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Cameroon
2005
Details
Germany
Brazil
4 - 1
Argentina

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See also


The UEFA European Championship is the main national football competition of the UEFA nations. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ... The African Nations Cup (more formally the African Cup of Nations) is the main national football competition for CAF nations. ... The AFC Asian Cup, formerly known as the Asian Nations Cup is the main national football competition of the AFC nations. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national soccer competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... The Oceania Cup is the biennial football competition held among the Oceanian nations. ...

FIFA Confederations Cup

Saudi Arabia 1992 | Saudi Arabia 1995 | Saudi Arabia 1997 | Mexico 1999 | South Korea/Japan 2001 | France 2003 | Germany 2005 The Confederations Cup 2001 tournament was co-hosted by South Korea and Japan, who were also hosts for the 2002 World Cup finals. ...

International football

FIFA - World Cup - Women's World Cup - World Rankings - Player of the Year
Asia: AFC - Asian Cup
Africa: CAF - African Cup of Nations
South America: CONMEBOL - Copa América
North America: CONCACAF - Gold Cup
Oceania: OFC - OFC Nations Cup
Europe: UEFA - European Championship Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) The Current Laws of the Game (LOTG) The Rec. ... The Fédération Internationale de Football Association, universally known by its acronym FIFA, is the international governing body of football (soccer). ... The Football World Cup (official name: FIFA World Cup) is the most important competition in international football (soccer). ... The FIFA Womens World Cup is the most important competition in international football for women. ... The FIFA World Rankings were introduced in August 1993 to make it possible to publish comparisons of the relative strengths of internationally active teams at regular intervals. ... The FIFA World Player of the Year is a football award given annually to the male and female player who is thought to be the best in the world, based on votes by coaches and captains of international teams. ... Asian Football Confederation Logo The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is the governing body of football in Asia. ... The AFC Asian Cup, formerly known as the Asian Nations Cup is the main national football competition of the AFC nations. ... The Confederation of African Football (CAF; French: Confédération Africaine de Football) represents international football in Africa, and organises the African Nations Cup as well as the African Champions League. ... The African Nations Cup (more formally the African Cup of Nations) is the main national football competition for CAF nations. ... CONMEBOL or CSF (CONfederación sudaMEricana de FútBOL, South American Football Confederation) is the governing body of football in South America. ... The Copa América is the main national football competition of the CONMEBOL nations. ... CONCACAF (the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football), also known as The Football Confederation, is the continent-wide governing body for association football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. ... The CONCACAF Gold Cup is the main national soccer competition of the CONCACAF nations. ... Oceania Football Confederation logo since 1998 The Oceania Football Confederation is one of the six continental confederations of international football. ... The Oceania Cup is the biennial football competition held among the Oceanian nations. ... UEFA logo The Union of European Football Associations, almost always referred to by the acronym UEFA (pronounced you-AY-fuh), is the administrative and controlling body for European football. ... The UEFA European Championship is the main national football competition of the UEFA nations. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Confederations Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (334 words)
The FIFA Confederations Cup is a football (soccer) tournament for national teams, held every four years (previously every two years) by FIFA.
When the World Cup champion is also winner of its confederation championship, then the runner-up champion takes the place, ensuring eight teams for the tournament.
In 1997, FIFA upgraded the status of the competition to an official tournament, increased the number of teams to eight, and renamed it the FIFA Confederations Cup.
Confederations Cup 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (249 words)
The 2005 Confederations Cup football tournament was held in Germany, between June 15 and June 29, 2005.
Argentina was awarded a spot in the competition because Brazil had won both the 2002 World Cup and the 2004 Copa América.
Since both competitions award their winners a spot in the Confederations Cup, the runner-up in the World Cup would be called to play.
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