which half is spent on transport infrastructure. 90 Renovation and upgrade of radio-engineering tools for flight operation was completed in the airports of Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Volgograd, Samara, Yekaterinburg, Kazan and Sochi. The largest stadium in the country was closed for renovation in 2013. The stadium serves as a home arena to FC Rubin Kazan. Customer Service Email, if youve had a particularly bad or good experience, you may want to fill out the customer feedback form. Of the 12 stadiums used for the tournament, 3 (Luzhniki, Yekaterinburg and Sochi) have been extensively renovated and the other 9 stadiums to be used are brand new;.8 billion has been spent on hosting the tournament. The project was completed in December 2017. The stadium is a home arena to its namesake FC Spartak Moscow. 94 Transport Free public transport services were offered for ticketholders during the World Cup, including additional trains linking between host cities, as well as services such as bus service within them. On 9 February 2018, fifa announced the base camps for each participating team.
Of the 32 teams, 20 had also appeared in the previous tournament in 2014, while both, iceland and, panama made their first appearances at a fifa World Cup. The opening was rescheduled to 2017. 57 The final choice of host cities was announced on 29 September 2012. Gift Check Customer Service: ext. 100 Russia was placed in position A1 in the group stage and played in the opening match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 14 June against Saudi Arabia, the two lowest-ranked teams of the tournament at the time of the final draw. It is the first time three Nordic countries (Denmark, Iceland and Sweden) and four Arab nations (Egypt, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia) have qualified for the World Cup.