Canada To Face Brazil, Cameroon and Japan

The draw for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup was held at 4:00 a.m. EST time on Cheju Island in Korea, Wednesday with Canada drawing Brazil, Japan, and Cameroon in Group B. The Canadians will play all their games in Japan.

The draw for the 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup was held at 4:00 a.m. EST time on Cheju Island in Korea, Wednesday with Canada drawing Brazil, Japan, and Cameroon in Group B. The Canadians will play all their games in Japan.

Group A will be located in Korea and will consist of France, Mexico, Australia and Korea.

Canada’s first game will be on May 31 against the co-hosts Japan in Niigata while Brazil faces Cameroon in Ibaraki. Canada travels to Ibaraki and will play Brazil there on June 2. Canada’s final round robin game will be back in Niigata against Cameroon on June 4.

The top two teams from each group advance to the semi-finals. One final is in Yokohama, Japan with the other in Suwon, Korea. The final is in Yokohama.

Tournament Schedule
Japan is 13 hours ahead EST. All games are noted in Japan time. Deduct 13 hours for start time in Canada (EST).

Group A
30-05-01 Daegu, Korea 17:00 France vs. Korea Republic
30-05-01 Suwan, Korea 19:30 Mexico vs. Australia
01-06-01 Daegu, Korea 17:00 Australia vs. France
01-06-01 Ulsan, Korea 19:30 Korea Republic vs. Mexico
03-06-01 Ulsan, Korea 19:30 France vs. Mexico
03-06-01 Suwan, Korea 19:30 Korea Republic vs. Australia

Group B
31-05-01 Ibaraki, Japan 17:00 Brazil vs. Cameroon
31-05-01 Niigata, Japan 19:30 Japan vs. Canada
02-06-01 Ibaraki, Japan 17:00 Canada vs. Brazil
02-06-01 Niigata, Japan 19:30 Cameroon vs. Japan
04-06-01 Ibaraki, Japan 19:30 Brazil vs. Japan
04-06-01 Niigata, Japan 19:30 Cameroon vs. Canada

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