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"Organising Committee for fifa Competitions: Updates on the fifa World Cup and women's tournaments".196 Host selection The choice of Russia as host has been challenged.Archived (PDF) from the original on Retrieved "Match report Group G Tunisia v England" (PDF).Retrieved "Match report Group D Nigeria v Iceland" (PDF).35 For players named in the 35-player preliminary squad, there was a mandatory rest period between 21 and, except for those involved in the 2018 uefa Champions League Final played on 26 May."Russia to ease visa regime for World Cup fans in 2018".103 Dancers dressed in the flags of the 32 competing teams appeared carrying a sign with the name of each nation.Archived from the original on "Konstantinovsky Palace to stage Preliminary Draw of the 2018 fifa World Cup".Retrieved Ingold, Ira Boudway, Eben Novy-Williams, David.89 Volunteers Volunteer flag bearers on the field prior to Belgium 's (flag depicted) group stage match against Tunisia Volunteer applications to the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee opened on The 2018 fifa World Cup Russia Volunteer Program received about 177,000 applications, 90 and engaged.