The 2018 World Cup is set to take place in the Kremlin on Friday, December 1.
According to Russia’s main news agency TASS, Mutko announced the news during a meeting with Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev.
Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko revealed that the final draw for the World Cup has been scheduled to hold in Kremlin, December 1.
Mutko stated: “This proposal suited FIFA and we are already in preparations for the draw.”
Meanwhile, January 30, is the 500-days-to-go milestone for eastern Europe’s first World Cup and a FIFA inspection team is visiting Russia at the end of February to check on preparations for this summer’s dress rehearsal, the Confederations Cup.