World Cup 2018 : 9 Days to kickoff

The 2018 Fifa World Cup will be the 21st Fifa world cup.It is hosted by Russia.This football carnival starts on June 14th and ends on july 15th of 2018.After the 12 years world cup hosting is came to Europe.Kickoff will be on 4PM at Russia.

TOURNAMENT DETAILS

  • Russia is the hosting country
  • It starts on 14th june and ends 15th july
  • 32 Teams are participating in final round of the world
  • 12 Stadiums are ready for the match
  • Total 64 matches will be played in world cup
  • The winner of the world cup will qualify for the confederation cup

SQUADS

Each team must first name a preliminary squad of 35 players. From the preliminary squad, the team must name a final squad of 23 players (three of whom must be goalkeepers) by the FIFA deadline. Players in the final squad may be replaced due to serious injury up to 24 hours prior to kickoff of the team’s first match, where the replacement players do not need to be in the preliminary squad.

For players named in the 35 player preliminary squad, there is a mandatory rest period between 21 and 27 May 2018, except for those involved in the 2018 UEFA Champions League Final played on 26 May.

Initially the preliminary squads were to have 30 players but, in February 2018, it was announced that the number of players to be named in the provisional squads would be increased to 35.

STADIUMS

12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities are built and renovated for the FIFA World Cup 2018.

  1. Samara: Samara Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The construction officially started on 21 July 2014. The project was completed on 21 April 2018.
  2. Nizhny Novgorod: Nizhny Novgorod Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The construction of the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium commenced in 2015. The project was completed in December 2017.
  3. Volgograd: Volgograd Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The main arena of Volgograd was built on the demolished Central Stadium site, at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex. The stadium was commissioned on 3 April 2018.
  4. Ekaterinburg: Ekaterinburg Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 35,000). The Central Stadium of Ekaterinburg has been renovated for the FIFA World Cup. The arena’s stands will have a capacity of 35,000 spectators. The renovation project was completed in December 2017.
  5. Saransk: Mordovia Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 44,000). The stadium in Saransk was scheduled to be commissioned in 2012 in time for the opening of the all-Russian Spartakiad, but the plan was revised. The opening was rescheduled to 2017. The arena hosted its first match on 21 April 2018.
  6. Rostov-on-Don: Rostov Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is located on the left bank of the Don River. The stadium construction was completed on 22 December 2017.
  7. Kaliningrad: Kaliningrad Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 35,000). The first piles were driven into the ground in September 2015. On 11 April 2018 the new stadium hosted its first match.
  8. Kazan: Kazan Arena (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium was built for the 2013 Summer Universiade. It has since hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championship and the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The stadium serves as a home arena to FC Rubin Kazan.
  9. Moscow: Spartak Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow. In accordance with the FIFA requirements, during the 2018 World Cup it will be called Spartak Stadium instead of its usual name Otkritie Arena. The stadium hosted its first match on 5 September 2014.
  10. Sochi: Fisht Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 45,000). The stadium is one of 22 arenas in history to host the opening and closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. After Sochi 2014, the arena was renovated in preparation for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup.
  11. Saint Petersburg: Saint Petersburg Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 67,000). The construction of the stadium commenced in 2007. The project was officially completed on 29 December 2016.The stadium has hosted games of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and will serve as a venue for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship.
  12. Moscow: Luzhniki Stadium (seating capacity during the FIFA World Cup: 80,000). The largest stadium in the country was closed for renovation in 2013. The stadium was commissioned in November 2017.

PRIZE MONEY

Position Amount (USD million)
Per team Total
Champions 38 38
Runners-up 28 28
Third place 24 24
Fourth place 22 22
5th–8th place 16 64
9th–16th place 12 96
17th–32nd place 8 128
Total 400

 

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