Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia Schedule, Starting Date, Teams, Venues List

Fifa World Cup 2018

Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia Schedule, Starting Date, Teams, Venues List –FIFA World Cup is something which every football fan cherish and every player dream of playing. The intensity of the tournament is such that the tournament starts creating buzz few months before the actual kick off. FIFA World Cup brings all the football fans together. The fan following is such because it promises us with entertainment. We all remember the previous edition of world cup where Germany sealed the deal in extra time to become the world champions. Here we are discussing all the details of upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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Fifa World Cup 2018
Fifa World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Important Dates

As we said earlier, the FIFA World Cup 2018 is still a few months away. The teams are yet to qualify, draws are yet to be announced, the theme song is yet to release. Many important announcements are yet to be done. So here we are sharing all the important dates which are important for every football fan.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualifiers Date – September to October

FIFA World Cup 2018 Draw Release Date – 1st December 2017

FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date – 14th June 2018

Russia FIFA WC 2018 Final Date – 15th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Venues List, Stadium Names & Seating Capacity

Total 11 cities & 12 stadiums will host the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches. The tournament will start and end at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow is the biggest stadium in the Russia with a seating capacity of 81,000. Whereas the Yekaterinburg is the smallest in terms of seating capacity with a seating capacity of 35,000.

City Venue (Stadium Name) Seating Capacity
Moscow Luzhniki Stadium  81000
Moscow Otkrytiye Arena  45360
Saint Petersberg Krestovsky Stadium  68134
Kaliningrad Kaliningrad Stadium  35212
Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod Stadium  44899
Volgograd  Volgograd Arena  45568
Yekaterinburg  Central Stadium  35000
Sochi  Fisht Olympic Stadium  47659
Rostov-on-Don  Rostov Arena  45000
Saransk  Mordovia Arena  45015
Samara  Cosmos Arena  44918
Kazan  Kazan Arena  45379

FIFA World Cup 2018 Teams (Qualified)

FIFA World Cup is a world event and teams from all over the world participate in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. Total 210 teams participate from six confederations. Out of them, only 31 (hosts are automatically qualified) make their presence in the main draw. Its too early days and we have found just three teams who have been granted a green signal for the main tournament.

Russia FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule, Fixtures – FIFA WC 2018 Time Table PDF Download

In the section of Important dates, we shared all the important dates which are necessary for every football fan to know. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule is not yet announced. The brackets have been announced but the teams are yet to get their slots in those eight groups. So we will have to wait till actual schedule is announced. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Fixtures will be announced on 1st December. So stay tuned to our blog as we will update you with all the important updates.

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