As of 11.00 (CET) / 13.00 (MSK) on Tuesday 8 November 2016 VISA cardholders will have the first opportunity to purchase tickets for the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 via the VISA Pre-Sale.

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.

Which tickets go on sale?
As of 8 November, you can visit FIFA.com/tickets to check the inventory of tickets for all matches, including the final and the opening game, as well as the fixtures involving the Russian national team.

Series of tickets for matches in each of the four Host Cities – Kazan, Moscow, Sochi and Saint Petersburg – will also go on sale. The price of group-stage tickets will start from RUB 960 in category 4 (exclusively for Russian residents) and from USD 70 in category 3 (all other fans).

During this Visa Pre-Sale phase, which runs until 17 November, only Visa cards will be accepted as a means of payment.  

What comes next?
The Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup will take place in Kazan on 26 November and fans will discover who their teams will be up against in the group stage. The first general sales phase will kick off on 1 December 2016 via FIFA.com/tickets and will run until 19 January 2017.

During this sales phase, fans are invited to submit their ticket applications and will find out which FIFA Confederations Cup tickets have been allocated to them once the sales phase has concluded. If the number of requests for a ticket product exceed the number of available tickets, then tickets will be allocated by a random selection draw. During this and subsequent sales phases, several payment methods will be accepted.

Want to know more? Visit FIFA.com/tickets

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