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:
- 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 FIFA.com.
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