SBS airing all Socceroos matches from 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup

SBS will have all Australian matches, plus the semifinal and final

The road to Russia is on its way, with just a year left until the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, also held in Russia, will run from Saturday June 17 through to Monday July 3 and is a prelude to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

SBS will have all Australian matches, plus the semifinal and final from the Confederations Cup live and free on SBS, starting Monday June 19.

With three time defending champion and 2016 Olympic gold medallist, Brazil, failing to qualify for this year’s edition, the eight-team tournament is anyone’s to win.

The countries that have qualified and are competing in this year’s tournament include:
Making their debut to the Confederations Cup and host country, Russia
2014 World Cup Champion, Germany
2015 Asian Cup winner, Australia
also making their debut and Copa America titleholder, Chile
2015 CONCACAF Cup victor, Mexico
2016 OFC Nation Cup champion, New Zealand
First-timers and UEFA Euro 2016 winner, Portugal
2017 Africa Cup of Nations titleholder, Cameroon

The pre- and post-match coverage will include SBS’s most experienced football pundits including SBS Chief Football Analyst and former Socceroo Craig Foster, former Socceroo and 2001 Confederations Cup bronze medallist David Zdrilic, former Premier League player Michael Bridges, former Spanish superstar Luis Garcia and football commentator Richard Bayliss.

Lucy Zelic will be on the ground in Russia, covering the Socceroos performance, along with player interviews and all the action and highlights from this year’s tournament.

Catch all Socceroos matches from the 2017 Confederations Cup Russia live and free from 19 June on SBS.

Matches will also be live streamed on theworldgame.sbs.com.au and The World Game app*, which is available from the iTunes store now.

SBS Match Schedule

Monday June 19 (into Tuesday June 20)
Match: Australia v Germany
Time: 12.30am-3.30am (kick off 1.00am) AEST **Live to All**

Thursday June 22 (into Friday June 23)
Match: Cameroon v Australia
Time: 12.30am-3.30am (kick off 1.00am) AEST **Live to All**

Sunday June 25 (into Monday June 26)
Match: Chile v Australia
Time: 12.30am – 3.30am (kick off 1.00am) AEST **Live to All**

Thursday June 29
Match: Semi-Final 1 (teams TBC)
Time: 3.30am – 6.30am* (kick off 4.00am) AEST **Live to All**
*Extra Time and Penalties Apply

Friday June 30
Match: Semi-Final 2 (teams TBC)
Time: 3.30am – 6.30am* (kick off 4.00am) AEST **Live to All**
*Extra Time and Penalties Apply

Monday July 3
Match: FIFA Confederations Cup Final (teams TBC)
Time: 3.30am – 6.30am* (kick off 4.00am) AEST **Live to All**
*Extra Time and Penalties Apply

Photo: SBS Football Hosts – Craig Foster, Lucy Zelic and David Zdrilic

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