FIFA World Cup, 2018

The 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup is scheduled for 14th June to 15th July 2018 with Russia having been awarded the hosting rights on 2 December 2010.

The final tournament will feature 32 teams and a total of 64 matches.

Russia qualify automatically as hosts and will play the opening match of the tournament - the first game of Group A - in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

The other qualifiers include (With date of qualification):

Brazil (28 March 2017)

Iran (12 June 2017)

Japan (31 August 2017)

Mexico (1 September 2017)

Belgium (3 September 2017)

South Korea (5 September 2017)

Saudi Arabia (5 September 2017)

Germany (5 October 2017)

England (5 October 2017)

Spain (6 October 2017)

Nigeria (7 October 2017)

Poland (8 October 2017)

Egypt (8 October 2017)

Serbia (9 October 2017)

Iceland (9 October 2017)

France (10 October 2017)

Portugal (10 October 2017)