Federation International Football de Association organize FIFA Confederations Cup in every 4 years since 2005. Before 2005 it was used to hold in every two-year span time period. Inaugural edition of tournament was played in 1997 which was hosted by Saudi Arabia and won by Brazil. Seven editions of Confederations Cup have been concluded successfully and eighth edition will be played in 2017 in Russia.
8 teams participate in the competition. Top six teams of UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC and OFC take participation in the FIFA Confederations Cup. FIFA World Cup winner of previous event and hosting nation of Confederation cup tournament participate in the event.
Brazil is the most successful team in this championship as they are the four-time winners of FIFA Confederations Cup. Let’s have a look at the list of winners, runners-up in Confederations Cup.
Winners of FIFA Confederations Cup
|Year||Host||Winner||Runner-up||Final Match Score|
|1997||Saudi Arabia||Brazil||Australia||Brazil won by 6-0|
|1999||Mexico||Mexico||Brazil||Mexico won by 4-3|
|2001||South Korea, Japan||France||Japan||France won by 1-0|
|2003||France||France||Cameroon||France won by 1-0|
|2005||Germany||Brazil||Argentina||Brazil won by 4-1|
|2009||South Africa||Brazil||United States||Brazil won by 3-2|
|2013||Brazil||Brazil||Spain||Brazil won by 3-0|
Winners by nation
|Brazil||4 (1997, 2005, 2009, 2013)|
|France||2 (2001, 2003)|