Ahead of the Finals Draw today, fcbusiness looks at the stadiums playing host to next year's tournament

Find out more about the stadiums and cities playing host


Nizhny Novgorod Stadium

Host City: Nizhny Novgorod 
Project: New stadium
Capacity: 45,000
Location: Confluence of the Oka and Volga rivers
Home Team: Olympiets Nizhny Novgorod


Samara Arena

 Host City: Samara
Project: New stadium
Capacity: 45,000
Location: Radiotsentr district
Home Team: FC Krylya Sovetov


Ekaterinburg Arena

Host City: Ekaterinburg
Project: Stadium Reconstruction
Capacity: 35,000
Location: Repin Street
Home Team: FC Ural


Rostov Arena

Host City: Rostov-on-Don
Project: New stadium
Capacity: 45,000
Location: Left bank of the river Don, the Grebnoy canal area
Home Team: FC Rostov


Volgograd Arena

Host City: Volgograd
Project: New stadium
Capacity: 45,000
Location: Central Park
Home Team: FC Rotor



Foot note: The number indicates the anticipated gross capacity for this stadium in its finished state. Please note that the stadium’s official capacity for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be lower due to FIFA World Cup specific requirements and constructions.