The 2018 FIFA World Cup is going to be the 21st edition of the FIFA World Cup. It is an international tournament comprising of the best teams in the world and are member associations of FIFA. The World Cup in Russia will start from 14 June to 15 July 2018, after the nation was granted the facilitating rights on 2 December 2010.
The tournament will include 32 national teams, which incorporate 31 teams decided through qualifying rounds and the consequently qualified host team. A sum of 64 matches will be played in 12 settings situated in 11 urban cities. The final match of the World Cup will be held in Moscow on July 15 at the Luzhniki Stadium. The 2018 World Cup promises to be bigger and with a lot of new features.
SELECTION OF HOST:
Nine nations set their bids for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, however Mexico pulled back from procedures, and Indonesia’s bid was dismissed by FIFA in February 2010 after the Indonesian government neglected to present a letter to bolster the bid.
Amid the bidding procedure, the three non-UEFA countries (Japan, Australia and the United States) steadily pulled back from the 2018 bids, and the UEFA countries were hence precluded of the 2022 bid. Russia won the chance to be the host of the 2018 World Cup in the second round of voting. Spain and Portugal offer came next, trailed by Belgium and Netherlands.
Aside from Russia, who qualified consequently for the competition as the hosts, all FIFA member affiliations were qualified to enter the qualification procedure.
Russia proposed the accompanying host urban areas: Kaliningrad, Krasnodar, Kazan, Moscow, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Saint Petersburg, Saransk, Samara, Sochi, Yaroslavl, Volgograd and Yekaterinburg. All the urban areas is in or simply outside European Russia to decrease travel time for the teams in the gigantic nation. The bid assessment report expressed: The Russian bid proposes 16 stadiums and 13 cities, along these lines surpassing FIFA’s base necessity. Three of the 16 stadiums would be remodeled, and 13 would be recently built.
TIMETABLE OF THE TOURNAMENT:
The full timetable was reported by FIFA on 24 July 2015 (without commence times, which will be affirmed later). Russia will be put in position A1 in the gathering stage and play in the opening match in Moscow on 14 June, which will likewise be host to the second semi final on 11 July and also the final on 15 July. The Krestovsky Stadium in Saint Petersburg will have the primary semi final to be held on 10 July and the match for the third place on 14 July.
Every team should first name a preparatory squad of about 30 players. From the preparatory squad, the team must give a list squad of 23 players. Players in the final squad might be dropped because of genuine harm up to 24 hours before kickoff of the group’s first match, where the substitution players should not be in the preparatory squad.