Cédric in Portugal's Confederations Cup squad

By SFC Media Thu 25 May International

Southampton defender Cédric has been included in Portugal’s squad for this summer’s Confederations Cup.

The reigning European Championship winners are taking part in the eight-team tournament, in Russia, which begins on June 17.

Portugal are grouped with Russia, New Zealand and Mexico, with Cameroon, Chile, Australia and Germany the other countries involved.

Portugal’s first match is on June 18, against Mexico, before facing the hosts on June 21 and then New Zealand on June 24.

Ahead of the tournament, Fernando Santos’s team will face Cyprus, in Estoril, on Saturday 3rd June, before travelling to Latvia for another friendly, on Wednesday 7th June.

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