Own World Cup for football fans

04 May 2018

In late June, football fans that came to St. Petersburg will be able to compete for the title of world champions. Such opportunity will be provided to them by the first World Cup among fans.

This was announced by President of Russian national team fan club Eduard Latypov at a meeting with the delegation from Brazil, which was held as part of an information visits series for foreign media, bloggers, and travel agencies.

It is expected that the tournament will be held on June 29 and 30. Latypov hoped that the tournament would be international, allowing teams from different countries to participate. He also asked colleagues to give contacts of amateur football teams from Brazil.

It is expected that in summer 3,5 thousand fans will come to the World Championship in St. Petersburg from Brazil.

The Football World Cup will be held from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities of Russia including St. Petersburg. Here will be played 4 matches of the group stage, 1/8 finals, 1/2 finals, and the match for third place.






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