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    Confederations Cup 1st Match Between Russia, New Zealand Kicks Off in St. Pete

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    The opening match of the FIFA Confederations Cup between Russian and New Zealand football teams has started in St. Petersburg.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The game started at 06:00 p.m. local time [15:00 GMT] at St. Petersburg stadium.

    The Confederations Cup will be held from June 17 to July 2 in the Russian cities of Kazan, Sochi, St. Petersburg and Moscow.

    Besides Russia and New Zealand, Portugal, Mexico, Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Germany have also sent their national teams to participate in the cup.

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