Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule PDF Download, Qualified Teams, Starting Date, Host

Fifa World Cup 2018

Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule PDF Download, Qualified Teams, Starting Date, Host – Since the start of 2017, football fans are sensing that the FIFA World Cup 2018 is around the corner. The FIFA Confederations Cup in June 2017 was a great tournament and showed the world that the hosts were ready to host even bigger tournament than that. Since we are approaching the FIFA World Cup 2018, the anxiety level between football fans is increasing. So here we are sharing all the details regarding the FIFA World Cup which will include Schedule, Teams and all important dates.

Also Read: FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia: Fixtures, Draw, Tickets, Fan ID

Fifa World Cup 2018
Fifa World Cup 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date, Host Country & Stadiums

Everyone is excited for the upcoming huge event which is FIFA World Cup 2018. The qualifiers are into the last stage and soon we will get our 32 teams. After teams qualify, FIFA has also slated 1st December as the date to announce the FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule. So the world cup buzz has started and many people have some basic queries regarding this event. So here we are sharing all the details of FIFA World Cup 2018.

Also Read: When will FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Theme Song Release?

FIFA World Cup 2018 Host Country

Well, the last edition of World Cup was held in Brazil and was won by Germany. The upcoming edition of FIFA World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by Russia, one of the biggest country in the world. The 11 cities of Russia will host the FIFA WC 2018. The country has already proved that they are ready to host FIFA World Cup after the success of FIFA Confederations Cup event.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date | When will be FIFA World Cup 2018 Final Played?

Well, this is something which everyone knows but still search to confirm. Yes, we are talking about the dates. The FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting date and final date is something which everyone is curious to know. So here we are sharing the exact dates of FIFA World Cup 2018.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date – 14th June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Final Date – 15th July 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018 Host Cities, Stadium Names & Seating Capacity

Total 11 venues and 12 stadiums will host the upcoming FIFA WC 2018 in Russia. The cities include the capital city of Moscow which has two stadiums – Luzhniki Stadium & Otkrytiye Arena. Here we are sharing the details of each venue with their seating capacity.

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 Qualified Teams

Total 32 teams from 6 confederations will participate in the tournament. Out of them Russia being the host has already qualified for the upcoming edition. While remaining 31 teams will come through the qualifiers which we have been witnessing for last few months. Total 210 teams are participating in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers from which 31 will come out and play the main tournament. Till now only three teams have qualified while remaining teams will join them in next few days. Here is the list of teams which have qualified for the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

Team Method of Qualification Previous best
 Russia Hosts Fourth place (1966)
 Brazil CONMEBOL Round Robin Winners (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
 Iran AFC Third Round Group A Winners Group stage (1978, 1998, 2006, 2014)

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule PDF Download

FIFA World Cup 2018 is scheduled for June-July next year. Till now only three teams have qualified and we are waiting for more 29 teams to join them. All teams are expected to enter the main tournament by November and so the FIFA has organised a huge event in Moscow on 1st December. The draws are to be drawn on December 1st, 2017. Once the draws are done, we will update this section with the FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule. So stay tuned to our blog.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *