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    Nearly two-thirds of the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Confederations Cup tickets have been sold on the eve of the tournament hosted by Russia, FIFA Secretary General Samoura said Friday.

    ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — Samoura estimated the number of tickets sold at 480,000 total, 44,000 of which have been bought for the Confederations Cup's opening Russia-New Zealand fixture on Saturday.

    Speaking at a press conference in St. Petersburg, the venue of the upcoming opening match, Samoura noted that tickets for next Wednesday's Russia-Portugal game have been sold out weeks ago.

    The eight-team 2017 Confederations Cup will kick off on June 17 and continue through July 2 in the Russian cities of Kazan, Sochi, St. Petersburg and Moscow.


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