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Monday, 27 November 2017

Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule (Fixtures), Qualified Teams, Venues, Starting Date

Fifa World Cup 2018 Russia Schedule:– FIFA World Cup 2018 will be the 21st edition of Football World Cup. This tournament is a quadrennial international football tournament contested by men’s national team. The FIFA World Cup 2018 is still days away but the buzz of FIFA WC 2018 has already begun due to FIFA World Cup Qualifiers & FIFA Confederations Cup. Slowly and gradually, teams are making their name official for the FIFA World Cup 2018. This is the highest trophy in the game of football contested in every four years. So it means a lot to the players as well as the fans cheering their national team.

Fifa World Cup 2018 Schedule


FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting & Grand Final Date

Fifa World Cup is one of the most anticipated tournaments in the world. Organised under the supervision of FIFA, the tournament promises to entertain the football fans. With around 12 months to go for actual kick off of FIFA World Cup, people have started looking for FIFA WC 2018 Start Date & FIFA World Cup 2018 Final Date. So here we are sharing all the important dates which you need to know.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Starting Date – 14 June 2018
FIFA WC 2018 End Date (Grand Finale) – 15 July 2018

2018 FIFA World Cup Teams & Team Squads

FIFA World Cup 2018 Teams – Till now only host country Russia have qualified for FIFA World Cup 2018. The 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualification will decide the remaining 31 teams. All the 210 teams were eligible for qualifying for FIFA World Cup 2018. Out of them after months of qualifying rounds, only 31 more teams will make it to the main draw.

FIFA WC 2018 Team Squads – Each team is first asked to pick their preliminary 30 man squad. From those 30 players, each team should pick 23 players as the final squad before the FIFA deadline ends. From these 23 players, having 3 goalkeepers is a must.

FIFA WC 2018 Groups, Draws

Total 32 teams will compete for becoming the ultimate champion of the world. But all these teams will be divided into eight groups with four teams in one group each. The groups are named as Group A, Group B, Group C, Group D, Group E, Group F, Group G, Group H. All the four teams in each group will play remaining three teams of their group in a round robin. The top two teams from each group will qualify for the round of 16 from where FIFA World Cup 2018 Knockout rounds would begin.

FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule, TimeTable – FIFA WC 2018 Fixtures Download PDF

The FIFA WC 2018 Schedule is yet to declare but FIFA has announced critical dates and places which will host some matches that are important. Russia is placed in position A1 at the group stage and can be scheduled to play the opening match at the gorgeous place of Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 14th June. The venue will host a 2nd semi-final and closing . Saint Petersberg's stadium will run the along with the third place match. The FIFA is expected to declare the complete FIFA World Cup 2018 Fixtures. 

Do stay tuned to our blog as we will be sharing full PDF of FIFA World Cup 2018 Schedule which will be easy to download.

DateMatchTimeFixtureVenue
June 14, 2018Match 120:30 ISTRussia vs Saudi ArabiaLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow
June 15, 2018Match 217:30 ISTEgypt vs UruguayCentral Stadium, Yekaterinburg
June 15, 2018Match 323:30 ISTPortugal vs SpainFisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
June 15, 2018Match 420:30 ISTMorocco vs IranZenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
June 16, 2018Match 515:30 ISTFrance vs AustraliaKazan Arena, Kazan
June 16, 2018Match 621:30 ISTPeru vs DenmarkMordovia-Arena, Saransk
June 16, 2018Match 718:30 ISTArgentina vs IcelandSpartak Stadium, Moscow
June 16, 2018Match 817:30 ISTCroatia vs NigeriaKaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
June 17, 2018Match 923:30 ISTBrazil vs SwitzerlandLevberdon Arena, Rostov-on-Don
June 17, 2018Match 1000:30 ISTCosta Rica vs SerbiaCosmos Arena, Samara
June 17, 2018Match 1120:30 ISTGermany vs MexicoLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow
June 18, 2018Match 1217:30 ISTSweden vs Korea RepublicStrelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
June 18, 2018Match 1320:30 ISTBelgium vs PanamaFisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
June 18, 2018Match 1423:30 ISTTunisia vs EnglandCentral Stadium, Volgograd
June 19, 2018Match 1517:30 ISTPoland vs SenegalSpartak Stadium, Moscow
June 19, 2018Match 1620:30 ISTColombia vs JapanMordovia-Arena, Saransk
June 19, 2018Match 1723:30 ISTRussia vs EgyptZenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
June 20, 2018Match 1820:30 ISTUruguay vs Saudi ArabiaLevberdon Arena, Rostov-on-Don
June 20, 2018Match 1917:30 ISTPortugal vs MoroccoLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow
June 20, 2018Match 2023:30 ISTIran vs SpainKazan Arena, Kazan
June 21, 2018Match 2117:30 ISTFrance vs PeruKaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
June 21, 2018Match 2216:30 ISTDenmark vs AustraliaCosmos Arena, Samara
June 21, 2018Match 2323:30 ISTArgentina vs CroatiaStrelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
June 22, 2018Match 2420:30 ISTNigeria vs IcelandCentral Stadium, Volgograd
June 22, 2018Match 2517:30 ISTBrazil vs Costa RicaZenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
June 22, 2018Match 2616:30 ISTSerbia vs SwitzerlandCentral Stadium, Yekaterinburg
June 23, 2018Match 2720:30 ISTGermany vs SwedenFisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
June 23, 2018Match 2823:30 ISTKorea Republic vs MexicoLevberdon Arena, Rostov-on-Don
June 23, 2018Match 2917:30 ISTBelgium vs TunisiaSpartak Stadium, Moscow
June 24, 2018Match 3017:30 ISTEngland vs PanamaStrelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
June 24, 2018Match 3123:30 ISTPoland vs ColombiaKazan Arena, Kazan
June 24, 2018Match 3220:30 ISTJapan vs SenegalKaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
June 25, 2018Match 3320:30 ISTUruguay vs RussiaCosmos Arena, Samara
June 25, 2018Match 3419:30 ISTSaudi Arabia vs EgyptCentral Stadium, Volgograd
June 25, 2018Match 3523:30 ISTIran vs PortugalMordovia-Arena, Saransk
June 25, 2018Match 3622:30 ISTSpain vs MoroccoCentral Stadium, Yekaterinburg
June 26, 2018Match 3719:30 ISTDenmark vs FranceLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow
June 26, 2018Match 3819:30 ISTAustralia vs PeruFisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
June 26, 2018Match 3923:30 ISTNigeria vs ArgentinaZenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
June 26, 2018Match 4023:30 ISTIceland vs CroatiaLevberdon Arena, Rostov-on-Don
June 27, 2018Match 4123:30 ISTSerbia vs BrazilSpartak Stadium, Moscow
June 27, 2018Match 4223:30 ISTSwitzerland vs Costa RicaStrelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
June 27, 2018Match 4319:30 ISTKorea Republic vs GermanyKazan Arena, Kazan
June 27, 2018Match 4419:30 ISTMexico vs SwedenKaliningrad Stadium, Kaliningrad
June 28, 2018Match 4522:30 ISTEngland vs BelgiumCentral Stadium, Yekaterinburg
June 28, 2018Match 4623:30 ISTPanama vs TunisiaMordovia-Arena, Saransk
June 28, 2018Match 4719:30 ISTJapan vs PolandCentral Stadium, Volgograd
June 28, 2018Match 4820:30 ISTSenegal vs ColombiaCosmos Arena, Samara
Round of 16
June 30, 2018Match 4923:30 ISTGroup A(W) vs Group B(R)Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
June 30, 2018Match 5019:30 ISTGroup C(W) vs Group D(R)Kazan Arena, Kazan
July 1, 2018Match 5119:30 ISTGroup B(W) vs Group A(R)Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
July 1, 2018Match 5223:30 ISTGroup D(W) vs Group C(R)Strelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
July 2, 2018Match 5300:30 ISTGroup E(W) vs Group F(R)Cosmos Arena, Samara
July 2, 2018Match 5423:30 ISTGroup G(W) vs Group H(R)Levberdon Arena, Rostov-on-Don
July 3, 2018Match 5519:30 ISTGroup F(W) vs Group E(R)Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
July 3, 2018Match 5623:30 ISTGroup H(W) vs Group G(R)Spartak Stadium, Moscow
Quarter-Finals
July 6, 2018Match 5719:30 ISTQuarter-Final 1Strelka Stadium, Nizhny Novgorod
July 6, 2018Match 5823:30 ISTQuarter-Final 2Kazan Arena, Kazan
July 7, 2018Match 5923:30 ISTQuarter-Final 3Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi
July 7, 2018Match 6000:30 ISTQuarter-Final 4Cosmos Arena, Samara
Semi-Finals
July 10, 2018Match 6123:30 ISTSemi-Final 1Zenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
July 11, 2018Match 6223:30 ISTSemi-Final 2Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Third Place
July 14, 2018Match 6319:30 ISTThird Place MatchZenit Arena, Saint Petersburg
Final
July 15, 2018Match 6420:30 ISTFinalLuzhniki Stadium, Moscow


FIFA World Cup 2018 Broadcasting Rights, TV Telecast Countrywise

Since FIFA is a huge global event, many fans and spectators watch these events. So many broadcasters bids for grabbing FIFA World Cup 2018 Official Broadcasting rights. Total 32 countries participate in the tournament and many other nations also follow football so fans from all around the world are looking for FIFA World Cup 2018 TV Telecast in their respective countries. So here we are sharing the list of TV Broadcasters and Telecast Countrywise.
CountryBroadcaster
AlgeriaENTV
AustraliaSBS, Optus Sport
United StatesFox, Telemundo
United KingdomBBC, ITV
BrazilRede Globo
SwitzerlandSRG SSR
CanadaCTV, RDS, TSN
SwedenSVT TV4
South KoreaSBS, KBS, MBC
South AfricaSABC
PortugalRTP
GermanyARD, ZDF
IndonesiaRTV
IranIRIB
IrelandRTE
CarribeanDirecTV
EuropeEBU
Middle East & North AfricabeIN Sports