Russia Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule (Fixtures), Qualified Teams, Groups, Starting Date – The 21st edition of FIFA World Cup is scheduled to begin in next few months. FIFA World Cup is the ultimate prize in the game of national football. Contested once in every four years, tournament ensures entertainment, drama and action. Germany is current world cup holders and will be looking to defend their title this time in Russia. The battle between the 32 teams will begin soon but before that here are few important points we have listed below you need to know.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date
FIFA World Cup is still a few months away but the news of FIFA World Cup 2018 is creating buzz among the football fans. Continuous news regarding team qualification, theme song and schedule has made football fans active on the Internet. Many are looking for starting date of FIFA World Cup 2018. So here we are sharing the exact FIFA World Cup Start Date.
FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date – 14th June 2018
FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualified Teams
Total 210 countries participated in the FIFA World Cup 2018 Qualification out of which only 32 slots were available. We are into final rounds of FIFA WC 2018 Qualification and teams are officially entering the FIFA World Cup 2018. Till now only three teams have qualified for the FIFA World Cup 2018 and more 29 slots are open for others. Here is the list of qualified teams for FIFA World Cup 2018.
- Russia (Hosts)
2018 FIFA World Cup Groups & Draws
As we said earlier, total 32 teams will participate in the tournament. All the teams will be divided into eight groups with four teams each. The groups will be named as Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, Group H. Matches are played round robin within the groups and top two teams enter into the round of 16.
FIFA WC 2018 Fixtures – Russia FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule PDF Download
FIFA World Cup Schedule is what every football fan is waiting for. But for fans who are looking for the FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule, you need to wait a bit longer. The official FIFA WC 2018 Fixtures are scheduled to release on 1st December 2017. But before that FIFA has made some important announcements with their dates. 14th June and 15th July are the key dates for FIFA World Cup opening match and final match. Russia, the hosts will open kick off the tournament against A2 team. Few such details have been revealed by Fifa. But to know the exact FIFA WC 2018 Schedule, tune on 1st December when official fixtures will be announced.