MOSCOW, November 26. /TASS/. The FIFA Confederations Cup official draw will take place in Russia’s Kazan on Saturday. The tournament with participation of the Russian teams, champions of all continents, and world champion Germany will be held in four Russian cities next summer.
Eight teams will compete in the tournament. The Russian national team will participate as the representative of the organizing country. Other participants include world champion Germany and beast teams from Europe (Portugal), North America (Mexico), South America (Chile), Asia (Australia) and Oceania (New Zealand). Only one participant remains unknown yet - the African champion will be established at the start of February in the continental tournament in Gabon.
At the preliminary stage of the FIFA Confederations Cup, eight teams will be divided into two groups. The first group will include Russia, Germany, Chile and Portugal, the second - Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and the African champion.