The AFC Asian Cup 2011 took place in January 2011 in Qatar. Japan beat Australia 1-0 in the final and became the first team to qualify through a continental competition for the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013.
Nigeria defeated Burkina Faso 1-0 in the 2013 CAF Africa Cup of Nations to earn the right to represent Africa at the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013. The Africa Cup of Nations was played in South Africa in January and February 2013.
Tahiti won the OFC Nations Cup 2012 in Honiara, Solomon Islands. They beat New Caledonia 1-0 in the final and will now become the first nation other than Australia or New Zealand to represent Oceania at the global tournament in June 2013.