2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Full Schedule: Fixtures, Matches, Dates, Kick-off Time - Wontra Travels

Russia 2018 World Cup Fixtures, Groups & Match Times

The Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup will kick off on Thursday, June 14 with host country, Russia facing Saudi Arabia at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. The first huge game of the tournament takes place the next day (Friday, June 15) with Portugal taking on Spain in Sochi.

Nigeria’s first game at the Russia 2018 World Cup be against Croatia, while five-times winners, Brazil and four-times champins, Germany will face Switzerland and Mexico respectively on Monday, June 18.

Each team in the groups have three games to play against one another before the top two progresses to the knockout stage which begins on June 30. The final game of the tournament will be played on July 15 at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

See the table below for Nigeria’s group stage match schedule and Click Here to dowload the full official 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia fixtures.




Time (WAT)

16 June 2018

Croatia  v  Nigeria



22 June 2018

Nigeria  v  Iceland



26 June 2018

Nigeria v  Argentina

Saint Petersburg



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