2018 FIFA World Cup

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2018 FIFA World Cup
Кубок мира ФИФА 2018 (Russian)
Tournament details
Host country Russia
Dates 14 June – 15 July 2018
(32 days)
Teams 32 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s) 12 (in 11 host cities) (in 11 host cities)
2014
2022

The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be the 21st FIFA World Cup, which is a men's football tournament that takes place every four years and is organized by FIFA. The tournament will take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018,[1] after the country was awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010. This is the first World Cup taking place in Eastern Europe.

The winners will qualify for the 2021 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Qualification[change | change source]

Russia is the host country, so the Russian team automatically qualified.

Team Qualified as Date of
qualification
 Russia Host 2 December 2010
 Brazil CONMEBOL qualification winner 28 March 2017
 Iran AFC Third Round Group A winners 12 June 2017
 Japan AFC Third Round Group B winners 31 August 2017
 Mexico CONCACAF Fifth Round top 3 1 September 2017
 Belgium UEFA Group H winners 3 September 2017
 South Korea AFC Third Round Group A runners-up 5 September 2017
 Saudi Arabia AFC Third Round Group B runners-up 5 September 2017
 Germany UEFA Group C winners 5 October 2017
 England UEFA Group F winners 5 October 2017
 Spain UEFA Group G winners 6 October 2017
 Nigeria CAF Third Round Group B winners 7 October 2017
 Costa Rica CONCACAF Fifth Round runners-up 7 October 2017
 Poland UEFA Group E winners 8 October 2017
 Egypt CAF Third Round Group E winners 8 October 2017
 Iceland UEFA Group I winners 9 October 2017
 Serbia UEFA Group D winners 9 October 2017
 Portugal UEFA Group B winners 10 October 2017
 France UEFA Group A winners 10 October 2017
 Uruguay CONMEBOL qualification runners-up 10 October 2017
 Argentina CONMEBOL qualification 3rd place 10 October 2017
 Colombia CONMEBOL qualification 4th place 10 October 2017
 Panama CONCACAF Fifth Round 3rd place 10 October 2017
 Senegal CAF Third Round Group D winners 10 November 2017
 Morocco CAF Third Round Group C winners 11 November 2017
 Tunisia CAF Third Round Group A winners 11 November 2017
 Switzerland UEFA Second Round winners 12 November 2017
 Croatia UEFA Second Round winners 12 November 2017
 Sweden UEFA Second Round winners 13 November 2017
 Denmark UEFA Second Round winners 14 November 2017
 Australia CONCACAF v AFC play-off winners 15 November 2017
 Peru OFC v CONMEBOL play-off winners 15 November 2017

Stadiums[change | change source]

Luzhniki Stadium will host the final on 15 July.

Moscow:

Saint Petersburg:

Kaliningrad:

Nizhny Novgorod:

Volgograd:

Yekaterinburg:

Sochi:

Rostov-on-Don:

Saransk:

Samara:

Kazan

References[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]