First tickets on sale for Confederations Cup 2017

The first allocation of tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia are now available to purchase through a special Visa Pre-Sale, FIFA has announced.

The Visa Pre-Sale period for the Tournament of Champions, of which the Caltex Socceroos have qualified as AFC Asian Cup winners, commenced at 9pm AEDT on Tuesday (8 November) and will run until 17 November via

During this pre-sale phase, which includes tickets being on sale to all matches in the tournament and at each of the host cities – Kazan, Moscow, Sochi and Saint Petersburg – only Visa cards will be accepted as a means of payment.

The first general sales phase starts on 1 December 2016 up until 19 January 2017 via

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The Caltex Socceroos will host UAE in a World Cup Qualifier at Allianz Stadium in March.

The FIFA Confederations Cup will be held for the first time in Russia, between 17 June and 2 July 2017. To date, the following teams have qualified: Russia (host), Germany (2014 FIFA World Cup™ winners), Australia (AFC Asian Cup winners), Chile (Copa América winners), Mexico (CONCACAF Gold Cup winners), New Zealand (OFC Nations Cup winners) and Portugal (UEFA EURO winners). The CAF champions will be decided on 12 February 2017.

The official draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 will be conducted on 26 November in Kazan, Russia. Caltex Socceroos Head Coach Ange Postecoglou will attend the draw.

The Caltex Socceroos have featured at three previous FIFA Confederations Cups in 1997, 2001 and 2005.