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Russia Prepares to Host 2018 World Cup as Costs Mount

ABC News (blog) - 12 Jul 2014
MOSCOW — Even as the World Cup wraps up on today in Rio de Janiero, preparations are well under way for the next tournament, which Russia will host in 2018. President Vladimir Putin will be on hand for the final match between Germany and Argentina to ...
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2018 World Cup: No changes to Nigeria squad to face Zambia

BBC Sport - 26 Sep 2017
Nigeria have named an unchanged 23-man squad for the crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia next month. The Super Eagles face 2012 Africa Cup of Nations winners Zambia at home in the south-eastern city of Uyo on 7 October. If Nigeria can ...
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Russia practising tight security ahead of 2018 World Cup

ITV News - 26 Sep 2017
Russia is using Champions League matches involving English clubs to prepare it for hosting next summer's World Cup. Organisers say the 2018 tournament will be one of the "most protected" ever - as the country faces threats from terror and hooligans.
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Korea's 2018 World Cup prep schedules announced

The Korea Herald - 26 Sep 2017
In a 2018 World Cup roadmap set by the Korea Football Association technical committee, the men's national football team is scheduled to play at least 10 friendlies before the top FIFA event kicks off on June 14, 2018. South Korea secured their ninth ...
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USA 2018 World Cup kit designs leaked?

Stars and Stripes FC - 23 Sep 2017
Good friend of Stars and Stripes FC and contributor Conrad Burry has come across a supposed template design Nike has chosen for the USA's World Cup kits in 2018. As reported by him here based of information received from Footy ...
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2018 World Cup: Cleric Seeks Saraki's Intervention

Leadership Newspapers - 25 Sep 2017
The Primate and general overseer of the Glory Church of Christ in Benin City, Edo State, Prophet Tommy Yisa Aika, has warned that for the Super Eagles to fulfil God's promise to be the first Africa country to lift the World Cup, a foreign coach should ...
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Bolivia announced 26-man squad for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

India Today - 26 Sep 2017
Bolivia has announced its 26-man football squad for the final 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Brazil and Uruguay next month. As expected, coach Mauricio Soria on Monday has included veteran winger Juan Carlos Arce and former Maccabi Tel Aviv ...
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2018 World Cup: Niang and Sabaly set for Senegal bows

BBC Sport - 20 Sep 2017
The duo are in the Teranga Lions squad for their 2018 World Cup qualifier in Cape Verde on 7 October. The 22-year-old Niang, who is on loan at Torino from AC Milan, had previously rejected the Teranga Lions in 2011, after qualifying through his parents.
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2018 World Cup: Baxter does not ring South Africa changes

BBC Sport - 20 Sep 2017
South Africa host Burkina Faso on 7 October in 2018 World Cup qualifying needing a win after back-to-back losses to Cape Verde earlier this month. Only striker Tokelo Rantie has been left out he has not been playing for his Turkish club Genclerbirligi ...
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Princesses host Algeria - In 2018 World Cup qualifier

Graphic Online - 25 Sep 2017
Ghana's female Under-20 football team, the Black Princesses, will host their Algerian counterparts in the second leg of their 2018 Women's World Cup (WWC) qualifier at the Accra Stadium on Saturday. The Princesses won the first leg played in Algiers ...
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World Cup 2018: Gareth McAuley back in Northern Ireland squad

BBC Sport - 25 Sep 2017
Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley has returned to the squad for the final two World Cup qualifiers against Germany and Norway next month. The West Brom player missed last month's wins over San Marino and Czech Republic because of a thigh ...
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FIFA approves new format for Russia 2018 World Cup draw

Daily Post Nigeria - 21 Sep 2017
During the meeting, the committee discussed the key lessons learnt from the successful FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and was updated about the state of preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The committee approved the procedures for the Final Draw ...
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2018 World Cup: South Africa consider replay appeal

BBC Sport - 07 Sep 2017
South Africa may appeal against Fifa's decision to order a replay of the World Cup qualifier against Senegal because of "match manipulation" by the referee. South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 at home last November but match referee Joseph Lamptey has since ...
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World Cup 2018: A look at where things stand in each confederation

Washington Post - 10 Sep 2017
The United States took only one of a possible six points from two recent 2018 World Cup soccer qualifiers, leaving the campaign in limbo with two matches left. But with the race to Russia heading into the final full set of games next month, just eight ...
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Draw details for 2018 World Cup finalized

Yahoo Sports - 14 Sep 2017
On Thursday it was announced that FIFA has finalized exactly how the draw for the 2018 World Cup (due to take place in Moscow on Dec. 1) will work. After the Organizing Committee for FIFA Competitions met in Zurich, they decided that the seeding of ...

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