FIFA President Gianni Infantino to attend Confederations Cup 2017 opening match

Meeting between Russia and New Zealand will be held on Saturday in Saint Petersburg
Share 16 June

FIFA President Gianni Infantino will attend the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 opening match between the national teams of Russia and New Zealand according to the FIFA media service.

The meeting will be held on Saturday at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. The opening ceremony of the tournament will begin at 4 p.m. Moscow time, and the game - at 6 p.m. Moscow time.

The Russia national team, besides playing with New Zealand in the Confederations Cup Group A, will also meet with the Portugal (June 21, Moscow) and Mexico (June 24, Kazan). Group B will feature teams from Germany, Chile, Cameroon and Australia. Teams that took the first and second places in the groups will go to the semi-finals. The final of the tournament will be held in Saint Petersburg on July 2.