Russia will clash with Saudi Arabia in the opening match of the 2018 World Cup، to be held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow، amid expectations that Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders will attend the match.
It will be the 21st FIFA World Cup for men، hosted by Russia from 14 June to 15 July 2018. The Match will kick off at 5:00 pm Cairo Local Time (CLT)، and will be aired through beIN Sports Open and encrypted channels.
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The championship will be held at 12 stadiums in 11 cities of the country and will end on July 15. The final match will also take place at the Luzhniki stadium.
A total of 32 national football squads were divided into eight groups with four teams in each. Hosts Russia were placed in Group A with teams from Saudi Arabia، Egypt and Uruguay.
On June 19، Russia will play with the Egyptian team in St. Petersburg، and on June 25 in Samara the hosts will meet with rivals from Uruguay. The top two teams from each group advance to 18 finals.