FIFA has announced the date for official draw of 2018 World Cup in Russia. The draw of FIFA World Cup 2018 to take place on 1 December, 2017 in Kremlin. However the date was already confirmed for the draw but venue was about to reveal from Russian government.
A FIFA spoke person said, “Fifa and the local organising committee can confirm that the final draw for the 2018 Fifa World Cup will take place on December 1 in the concert hall of the State Kremlin Palace, in Moscow.”
“The draw will take place at the 6,000-capacity State Kremlin Palace, a grand structure built inside the Kremlin walls in the Soviet era to hold Communist Party conferences. Russian president Vladimir Putin has been allowing FIFA to use high-profile venues for World Cup ceremonies,” Associated Press quoted.
32 teams will be a part of the draw and these teams will be categorized into 8 groups consisting of 4 teams each. Russia to host 21st edition of football world cup between 14 June and 15 July across the nation.