Six Brazilian cities to host Confederations Cup

FIFA said Belo Horizonte, Brasilia, Fortaleza, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and Salvador would host matches in the eight-team competition even though some of the stadiums would not be ready until four months before the tournament begins.

Football's governing body had stated that venues had to be completed six months before the event kicks off but it has relaxed the rules to allow the host country an additional eight weeks to get the stadiums ready.

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