2013 Confederations Cup

Brazil to face Japan in WCup preview

December 1, 2012
By Press Association
Confederations Cup host Brazil will open next year's tournament with a game against Japan and also take on Italy and Mexico in group A following Saturday's draw.

World champion Spain faces Uruguay, Tahiti and the winner of the African Nations Cup in Group B after the draw in Sao Paulo.

Six Brazilian cities will stage the tournament June 15-30 next year in a dress rehearsal for the World Cup in the same country the following year.

Capital city Brasilia will stage the ...

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