2018 FIFA World Cup Guide
June 2018 - This month sees 32 national teams gunning for glory in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Hosted by Russia, the 21st FIFA World Cup takes place from 14 June to 15 July 2018.
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South African audiences can enjoy all matches live with match build-up and commentary from an expert panel of analysts and sport anchors.
SABC 1 will provide South African football fans an opportunity to watch the total of 44 matches live, while SuperSport will be broadcasting all 64 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
Interesting World Cup Trivia:
• This will be the first World Cup to be held in Eastern Europe.
• A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 stadiums across 11 cities.
• Of the 32 teams, 20 will be making back-to-back appearances, while Iceland and Panama make their debuts.
• Italy failed to qualify for the first time since 1958 - being the only team to have won the competition and not compete in Russia.
• Brazil has won the World Cup more than any other side and is also the only country to have competed in every competition.
2018 FIFA World Cup Match Schedule:
Times shown are CAT
To find out more about the 2018 FIFA World Cup, go to the official website here.