Baku. 19 October. REPORT.AZ/ Russian and Italian national football teams will meet in 2018 World Cup warm-up match.
Report informs, President of Russian Football Union Vitaly Mutko told reporters.
He told that the friendly will take place in 2017: “Negotiations between federations of Russia and Italy is underway. I think the match will be played in November, 2017. It is difficult to tell something exact. But we may have another warm-up with Italy before the World Cup. The second game will take place in Russia”.
Notably, the 2018 World Cup will be organized in Russia from June 14 till July 15. Games will be played in Moscow, Kaliningrad, Saint-Petersburg, Volgograd, Kazan, Nizhny-Novgorod, Samara, Rostov, Sochi and Ekaterinburg.