2018 FIFA World Cup: Teams, Fixtures, Stadiums and players

FIFA World Cup News 2018

The FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia begins on June 14 and ends on July 15. FIFA’s choice to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia. FIFA Associations executive committee members shortly before they voted on the hosting of the World Cup 2018 Russia. This year FIFA World Cup News 2018 is a hot topic for every football lovers and wants everything about the teams and tournament.

FIFA began a pattern of alternation between the Americas and Europe. Former Executive Committee also knows as FIFA’s Council selected the host country by voting. It will be biggest celebrations of the football world. In this tournament, 32 teams participate and most prestigious tournament of all football countries.

Russia FIFA World Cup sponsor and Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola. The total of 64 games will be played to decide the winner of the FIFA World Cup. Zabivaka, the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

FIFA World Cup News 2018 for Qualifier Teams List

The World Cup 2018 is set to be the most politically charged tournament.

32 teams Russia 2018 World Cup

Upcoming World cup tournaments will be organized in Russia and 32 Teams participate in this world cup. Brazil is the only team

Europe (13): Russia (host Country), Belgium, Germany, England, Spain, Poland, Iceland, Serbia, France, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Sweden, Denmark
South America (4): Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, Colombia
North/Central America (3): Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama
Africa (5): Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia
Asia (5): Iran, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Australia

World Cup World Cup mascot ZabivakaFIFA World Cup News 2018

Zabivaka will play a very important role in the upcoming 2018 world cup tournament. The wolf will not only promote the event, it entertains crowds by spreading out fun, energy at the stadiums.

World Cup mascot Zabivaka received 53% of the one million votes in a Fifa poll, beating competition from a tiger who got 27% and cat which collected 20% of the votes. A huge gap win, I must say great choice RUSSIA.


This Zabivaka developed by a Female student. This is a charming, confident and social. He creates always fun to be around. He will surely be remembered for a very long time by football fans all over the world.” Great word Ronaldo we must say.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums List

FIFA World Cup 2018 Stadiums List stadium list which has been selected for world cup 2018.

Stadium Name Seats Year built/Opening
Luzhniki Stadium 49,300 seats 2013
Saint Petersburg 67,000 seats 2017
Sochi 67,000 seats 2013
Fisht Stadium 48,000 seats 2013
Nizhny Novgorod 45,000 seats 2017
Rostov-on-Don 45,000 seats 2017
Samara Arena Stadium 45,000 seats 2013
Saransk 45,000 seats  2013
Samara Arena Stadium 45,000 seats 2017
Moscow Stadium 42,000 seats 2014
Kaliningrad 35,212 seats 2017

FIFA World Cup News 2018 : Fan Fest

Fan Fest is free of charge event where every soccers lover enjoy an exciting music and cultural entertainment programme. FIFA Fan Fest venues announced for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Host City Location Capacity
Ekaterinburg Mayakovsky Central Park of Entertainment and Culture Cote D’Ivoire
Kaliningrad Tsentralnaya Square 25,000
Kazan Family Center Kazan 30,000
Moscow Vorobyovy Gory  40,000
Nizhny Novgorod Minina i Pozharskogo Square  15,000
 Samara Kuybysheva Square  35,000
 Saransk Sovetskaya Square  25,000
 Sochi South Mall of the Seaport  10,000
 Volgograd  62 Armii Embankment  30,000
List of FIFA World Cup Players Squad


Team Base Camp For FIFA World Cup Players

A total of 123 visits were made by the various team delegations to the proposed TBCs during the selection process. FIFA has confirmed the list of Team Base Camps (TBCs) of the 32 teams that will participate in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Super Eagles of Nigeria are in Group D alongside Croatia. Iceland and Argentina prompting the team to opt for the Essentuki as their World Cup base.

List of Team Base Camps for 2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 FIFA World Cup Rankings Before the World Cup

Germany top in FIFA World Ranking and Brazil second on this list. (last updated 3 may 2018)

Rank Team Total Points
1 Germany 1544(1543.99)
2 Brazil 1384(1384.24)
3 Belgium 1346(1345.65)
4 Portugal 1306(1306.35)
5 Argentina 1254(1253.61)
6 Switzerland 1179(1179.21)

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