A FIFA delegation, together with representatives from the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC), inspected the construction works at the Rostov Arena in the city of Rostov-on-Don, on Monday. The stadium is one of the venues to be used in the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup, hosted by Russia. The FIFA delegation, led by Competitions Director Colin Smith, was shown around the stadium where... Еще they inspected the work that is being carried out. Speaking to journalists, Smith said that FIFA «is a unique platform for all the host cities to present themselves to the global audience». «We can already see through the city of Rostov the beautification works that are going on to present Rostov in the best possible manner to this audience», he said. The 2018 FIFA World Cup it is scheduled to take place in Russia from 14 June to 15 July, 2018. A total of 64 matches will be played in 12 venues located in 11 cities across Russia, with the final being expected to take place in Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.