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MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. A Goal-Line Technology, which is an automated system determining whether a goal during a football match was scored, will be used during the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup matches in Russia, FIFA’s press service announced to TASS on Friday.
"As we have planned earlier and in line with the past 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the Goal-Line Technology will be also used during matches of the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia," FIFA’s press service stated.
The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be held between June 17 and July 2 at four stadiums in Russia and they are Otkritie-Arena in Moscow, Zenit-Arena in St. Petersburg, Fisht in Sochi and Kazan-Arena in Kazan.
Seven nations have already qualified for the 2017 Confederations Cup and they are hosts Russia, 2014 FIFA World Cup Champions Germany, 2015 Copa America Champions Chile, 2015 AFC Asian Cup Champion Australia, 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup winners Mexico, 2016 UEFA Euro Cup winners Portugal and OFC (Oceania Football Confederation) Nations Cup winners New Zealand. The remaining eighth nation will be determined following the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.
The Draw for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup will be held on November 26 in the city of Kazan.