News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 25, 2018: The countdown is on to the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
With just 21 days to go from today, May 25th, the excitement is building as 23 nations clash at the competition in Russia, which will run from June 14th to July 15th.
While many teams have already announced a provisional squad in recent weeks, the final 23-man lists – including three goalkeepers – will be published by FIFA on June 4th.
The first opening matches will be as follows:
Thursday, June 14th
Group A – Russia VS Saudi Arabia
Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow
Friday June 15th
Group A – Egypt Vs. Uruguay
Ekaterinburg Arena, Ekaterinburg
Group B – Morocco VS Iran
Saint Petersburg Stadium, St. Petersburg
Group B – Portugal Vs. Spain
Fisht Stadium, Sochi
See the full schedule at Fifa.com