Mexico , Australia , New Zealand , and the winners of the Africa Cup of Nations whose identity was not known at the time of the draw, and regardless of their identity, could not be among the three highest-ranked participating teams ,  which was won by Cameroon on 5 February to complete the line-up.
The eight teams were drawn into two groups of four, with each group containing two teams from Pot 1 and two teams from Pot 2.
During the draw procedure, teams were drawn into alternating groups Group A, then Group B, repeating , and assigned a position within the group by drawing another ball.
As hosts, Russia were automatically assigned to Position A1 in the draw. Since there were three teams from Europe, one of the two groups was certain to contain two teams from the same confederation Russia and Portugal , the first time this happened in a FIFA Confederations Cup.
A total of 9 refereeing trios a referee and two assistant referees , 1 support referee, and 8 video assistant referees were appointed for the tournament.
The official match ball for the Cup was produced by Adidas , and was named "Krasava",  which is a Russian slang word for "beautiful" or "awesome".
Each team had to name a preliminary squad of 30 players. From the preliminary squad, the team had to name a final squad of 23 players three of whom must be goalkeepers by the FIFA deadline.
The top two teams of each group advanced to the semi-finals. The rankings of teams in each group were determined as follows regulations Article If two or more teams were equal on the basis of the above three criteria, their rankings were determined as follows:.
In the knockout stage, if a match was level at the end of normal playing time, extra time was played two periods of 15 minutes each , where each team was allowed to make a fourth substitution.
If still tied after extra time, the match was decided by a penalty shoot-out to determine the winners. The following awards were given at the conclusion of the tournament.
Based on final position, teams received prize money from FIFA. Tickets were distributed in four stages: Free travel via additional trains travelling between host cities during the sporting events were provided to spectators holding match tickets or documents granting access to the match, along with FAN ID.
FAN ID gave the opportunity to use free transport services on the match days in the cities hosting the sports events.
The foreign citizens, who come to the Russian Federation as spectators of the FIFA Confederations Cup matches, could use their FAN IDs for multiple visa-free entry into and exit from the Russian Federation upon presentation of valid identity documents that are recognized as such by the Russian Federation, during the period that started ten days before the date of the first match and ended ten days after the date of the last match of the FIFA Confederations Cup From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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