Confederations Cup draw and tickets


The draw for the 2013 Confederations Cup was made in São Paulo on Saturday, 1 December. The groups selected for the eight team tournament are:

Group A

  1. Brazil
  2. Japan
  3. Mexico
  4. Italy

Group B

  1. Spain
  2. Uruguay
  3. Tahiti
  4. Champions of Africa

Brasil, as host, will open the tournament in Brasilia on Saturday, 15 June against Japan.

Tickets for the 2013 Confederations Cup went on sale 3 December – two days after the draw in Sao Paulo – all ticket categories, including category 4 tickets which are exclusively reserved for Brazilian residents, are on sale. During this first sales phase at least 50,000 category 4 tickets will be offered to Brazilian residents.

Approximately 830,000 tickets will be available for the 16 matches in the six different venues – Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Fortaleza, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. Booking is available via

A certain allocation of category 1-3 tickets were exclusively offered to Visa card holders worldwide in a pre-sale phase. 132,795 tickets had already been sold through Visa prior to 3 December – compared to 10,000 at the same stage prior to South Africa 2009.

For the group stage, tickets for international supporters will be sold in US dollars ranging from US$60 to 140 subject to the category, and tickets for Brazilians will be sold in Brazilian reals ranging from R$57 in category 4 to R$266 in category 1. Discounted category 4 tickets for first-round group matches for Brazilian residents will be sold at R$28.5.

For more information visit our sister site World Cup the Guide