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2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will be start in 14 June to 15 July 2018. This is the 21st International Football Tournament contest for Men’s National teams of the member of FIFA. 21st FIFA World Cup was schedule to take place in Russia. Russia is the hosting country of FIFA World Cup 2018. This is the second time Europe hosting FIFA World Cup. And it is the first time of Eastern Europe for host 2018 FIFA World Cup. First time FIFA World Cup held in Europe since 2006. Federation of International Football Association is organizing the FIFA World Cup since 1934. And it is continuing one to another after four years. FIFA World Cup is held every year with 32 National teams. But the final 31 teams qualified after playing the qualifying round of their stats. And the hosted country automatically played FIFA World Cup.

32 national teams played 64 matches on this tournament. 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia will be played matches in 12 Venues of 11 Cities in Russia. There is interesting part to select hosting country of FIFA World Cup. Nine countries will bids placed for hosting 2018 FIFA World Cup. Let’s see some news on this part what’s we are giving you about 2018 World cup.

  • FIFA World Cup 2018 branding teams.
  • Russia World Cup 2018 Sponsorship.
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers.
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule.
  • 2018 World Cup Venues.
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 National Team Squad.
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group stage.
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia knockout stage.
  • World Cup 2018 Quarterfinals schedule.
  • Russia World Cup Semi-finals schedule.
  • World Cup 2018 Playoff Match.
  • 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Finals.
  • FIFA World Cup 2018 broadcasting rights.

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

FIFA World Cup 2018 branding teams

Russia FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament logo was opened on 28 October 2014. This logo was open by the spaceman at the International Space Station. And then it announced an evening in a Television program of Bolshoi Theatre on Moscow City. Russian Sports minister was said that’s logo inspiring by Russian tradition. Viltaly Mutko was said, “Russia’s rich artistic tradition and its history of bold achievement and innovation”. On that’s time FIFA President Sapp Blatter reflecting that’s it was ‘heart and soul’ of the country. For branding the typeface was called ‘DUSHA’ (the soul of Russia) was made by Portuguese design agency Brandia Central in 2014.

Russia World Cup 2018 Sponsorship

Russia World Cup 2018 has sponsored by their partner’s, world cup sponsor and European supporters. Most of all FIFA have so many sponsorships for World Cup 2018. So looks some of FIFA partners, sponsor and supporter of European.

FIFA Partners:

  • Adidas
  • Coca-Cola
  • Gazprom
  • Hyundai-Kia
  • Qatar Airways
  • VISA
  • Wanda Group

FIFA World Cup Sponsor:

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Hisense
  • McDonald’s

European Supporters:

  • Alfa-Bank

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifiers

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia is hosting country. So Russia was automatically qualifiers for Russia World Cup 2018. For playing FIFA World Cup 2018 all FIFA member Association team were qualified to enter the qualification Round. The National teams achieve FIFA memberships and playing qualification round on their own state. And the qualifiers can play FIFA World Cup. There have six territories to qualifying FIFA World Cup 2018. And they started qualification matches since 12 March 2015. There have the list of six territories.

  • AFC
  • UEFA
  • CAF
  • OFC

On these six territories have qualifying 32 teams for Russia World Cup 2018.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia schedule was announced on 24 July 2015. Russia will be playing opening match from A1 position in group stage. The opening match will be played at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on 14 June 2018. This stadium host more two matches one in semi-finals and another is finals match on 15 July 2018. There have 12 stadiums for hosting FIFA World Cup Russia in 11 cities. Russia World Cup venues list in the bottom of this heading on the article.

In 1 December 2017, FIFA World Cup 2018 draw will be held at the state Kremlin palace in Moscow.

2018 World Cup Venues

Russia World cup 2018 will be played in 11 cities of 12 venues. Russia offered 16 stadiums in 13 cities for playing the FIFA World Cup matches. This is the minimum requirements to arrangements FIFA World Cup 2018 tournament in Russia. Three of these 16th stadiums are renovated another hand 13th stadiums are newly constructed for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. All the cities are in and outside of European Russia. In 29 September 2012 Russia announced the final cities and the venues for FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. And this all cities are reduced travel for teams in this huge country Russia. There have the short list of Russia World Cup Cities, stadiums name and Capacity.

City Stadium name Capacity
Moscow Luzhniki Stadium 81,000
Moscow Otkrytiye Arena 45,360
Saint Petersburg Krestovsky Stadium 68,134
Kaliningrad Kaliningrad Stadium 35,212
Kazan Kazan Arena 45,379
Nizhny Novgorod Nizhny Novgorod stadium 44,899
Samara Samara Arena 44,918
Volgograd Volgograd Arena 45,568
Saransk Mordovia Arena 45,015
Rostov-on-Don Rostov Arena 45,000
Sochi Fisht Olympic Stadium 47,659
Yekaterinburg Central Stadium 35,000

FIFA World Cup 2018 National Team Squad

FIFA World Cup 2018 will be hosting in Russia. This is the 21st FIFA World Cup tournaments of FIFA. On this tournament 32 National teams participate for winning the Big International Trophy in the world. The National team qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia and they announced their team squad. All the teams selected their best players for playing FIFA World Cup 2018. Now the team will be focuses to win Russia World Cup. So get ready to see the National Team squad of FIFA World Cup 2018. Per team have initial squad must be 30 players. In the initial squad, National team must be selected finals 23 players.

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group Stage

FIFA World Cup has four teams in every group. There have 8th group in FIFA World Cup. In World Cup top two countries in each group will go to the next round, the round of 16th. The ranking teams are determination by the following rules.  And the rules are:

  • Points will be counting in all group matches.
  • Goal deference will be countable in all group matches.
  • Number of goals will countable in all matches.

If two or more countries will cut equal results in the group matches. The country ranking of the group will be determined   by the following rules:

  • After concerting group matches between two teams point will be counted.
  • Goal Deference will be countable in two team’s matches.
  • Number of Goals will obtained between the team matches.

Fair play points:

  • First yellow cards: minus 2 points.
  • Direct red cards: minus 4 points.
  • Indirect red cards (mines second yellow cards): minus 3 points.
FIFA World Cup 2018 broadcasting rights

FIFA Committee deals for 2018 World Cup broadcasting rights with Direc TV/EDU/beIN Sports total 80 countries. There have a short list of Main FIFA World cup broadcasting rights TV Channel and countries.

Country/ Broadcasting Channel:

  • Algeria: ENTV
  • Australia: SBS, Optus Sport
  • Brazil: Rede Globo
  • Canada: CTV, RDS, TSN
  • Germany: ARD, ZDF
  • Indonesia: RTV
  • Iran: IRIB
  • Ireland: RTÉ
  • Kosovo: RTK
  • Portugal: RTP
  • South Africa: SABC
  • South Korea: SBS (Major distributor in South Korea), KBS, MBC
  • Sweden: SVT, TV4
  • Switzerland: SRG SSR
  • United Kingdom: BBC, ITV
  • United States: Fox, Telemundo

Regional Country and Broadcasting rights:

  • Caribbean: DirecTV
  • Europe: EBU
  • Middle East and North Africa: beIN Sports © 2017 Frontier Theme