The Highlights from World Cup 2018 groups draw

  • Libyan Express |
  • Saturday 2 December 2017

Fifa World Cup – Russia 2018

The 2018 world cup draw was held on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia.

The star studded affair featured legendary players, Diego Maradona, Pelé, Laurent Blanc among others, in addition to a speech made by the Russian president Vladimir Putin.

Host nation Russia will kick off the World Cup finals against Saudi Arabia in Moscow, after drawing them in group A with both Egypt and Uruguay.

The all time champion, with 5 World Cup titles, Brazil will face Switzerland, Serbia and Costa Rica in group E, while Germany will face Mexico in their first match as the reigning champion.

One of the most anticipated games will be between the European champions Portugal, who will play Iberian neighbors Spain in their first match in Group B, which also includes Morocco and Iran.

Linoel Messi’s team Argentina were placed in Group D with, Croatia, Nigeria and newcomers Iceland, who stunned in the European qualifying round.

The last Arab nation, Tunisia is in group G with Belgium, England and Panama.

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