Mutko: Capello to announce expanded list of players for 2018 FIFA World Cup


“Everything will be ready until May,” said the Russian Minister of Sports.

The head coach of the Russian national football team Fabio Capello will soon announce the expanded list of players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. That information was given by the Minister of Sports Vitaly Mutko.

“Right now the list is being prepared by Capello; I have already seen it. Fabio has to work on it a little bit more, as he doubts some candidates. In the near future, Capello will complete the list and start the training program for football players. Everything will be ready until May. Fabio is to publish the list soon,” specified Mutko.

The FIFA World Cup matches will be held on June 14-July 15, 2018 at 12 stadiums in 11 Russian cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Yekaterinburg, Samara, Sochi and Rostov-on-Don.

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