The FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 is about to kick-off and FIFA’s multiple digital platforms will be offering football fans across the globe unrivalled coverage.
With exclusive and behind the scenes access at the Tournament of Champions, fans will be to enjoy a variety of content on social media platforms, FIFA.com and more. There will also be opportunities for fans to interact during the coverage.
The focal point of FIFA Digital’s coverage will be a Live Blog, available daily from 15 June, which will offer rolling coverage throughout each and every day of the tournament. A specialist team reporter will be with all eight sides wherever they go, allowing fans to enjoy exclusive behind the scenes content and follow their favourite team through the eyes of our dedicated correspondents.
The tenth edition of the Confederations Cup commences on Saturday 17 June and concludes on Sunday 2 July, when the champions will be crowned in Saint Petersburg. As usual the six continental champions will participate, as will the reigning FIFA World Cup™ champions and the host nation. The line-up for Russia 2017 will feature Australia, Cameroon, Chile, Mexico, New Zealand, Portugal, Germany and, of course, the Russians themselves.
FIFA Digital will be present at all four venues – Kazan, Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Sochi – ensuring the best possible coverage from Russia 2017 reaches all corners of the globe. Readers will be able to access content via FIFA.com, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
The Live Blog will commence on Thursday 15 June, reporting all the news as it happens each and every day. This will also include live streaming for press conferences on the day prior to the match, and also, of course, all the action from the game as it happens.
The Live Blog will even allow you to vote for the Budweiser Man of the Match , and also ask a question to that player. It might be your question that the star man responds to.
In addition to editorial content there will be photographers and videographers onsite to bring you all the colour and atmosphere, both inside the stadium and elsewhere. Fans will also be able to watch match highlights from all games.
FIFA.com's coverage will be available in six languages, including Russian.
Would you like to treasure a priceless souvenir of the event? Would you like to ask a question of the Player of the match? These are just some of the interactive features offered to fans for Russia 2017. The Kick-Off Ball contest will see one lucky fan win a rare football treasure. Stay tuned to our Facebook page for more details of this and other exciting offers.
There will also be excusive videos on Facebook, match highlights on YouTube, exclusive behind the scenes images on Instagram and much much more.
FIFA Digital’s extensive social media coverage means that fans across the world will be kept entertained and informed throughout. The Social Media platforms will have their own exclusive content, so make sure you follow each of them so as not to miss a moment.
FIFA Digital’s team of specialist reporters is comprised of Igor Borunov (Russia), Brendon Hanley (New Zealand), Marco Monteiro (Portugal), Martin Langer (Mexico), Pascal De Miramon (Cameroon), Diego Zandrino (Chile), Peter Smith (Australia) and Steffen Potter (Germany).