FIFA World Cup 2018: Info, Host Cities, Stadiums, Posters, Preliminary Draw Date for Russia Tournament

By Larry Ong
Larry Ong
Larry Ong
Larry Ong is a New York-based journalist with Epoch Times. He writes about China and Hong Kong. He is also a graduate of the National University of Singapore, where he read history.
July 13, 2014 Updated: July 13, 2014

World Cup 2018 will be hosted by Russia.

The Preliminary Draw date for the different zones of qualification is planned for 24 or 25 July 2015, and will be held in Saint Petersburg.

Here are the host cities for the 2018 World Cup, and their stadiums:

Moscow: Luzhniki Stadium, Otkritie Arena

Saint Petersburg: Zenit Arena

Kaliningrad: Arena Beltika

Sochi: Fisht Olympic Stadium

Volgograd: Central Stadium

Saransk: Yubileyniy Stadium

Nizhny Novgorod: Strelka Stadium

Kazan: Kazan Arena

Samara: Samara Stadium

Rostov-on-Don: Levberdon Arena

Ekaterinburg: Central Stadium

Check out the host city posters from

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