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Suleiman Habuba thumbs up for Russia 2018 organsation

Suleiman Habuba thumbs up for Russia 2018 organsation

Suleiman Habuba is a former Director of Communications of the Confederation of African Football and now a football and business consultant. He is in Russia for the on-going FIFA World Cup. He is versed in football matters as he shares his views on the organisation of the on-going FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia. Excerpts

Russia 2018: 1million fans attend matches

Russia 2018: 1million fans attend matches

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia entered full swing on Thursday as fans’ attendance at stadia, recorded one million with Denmark vs Australia game in Samara.

Nestor Pitana to referee opening match of 2018 World Cup

Nestor Pitana to referee opening match of 2018 World Cup

Argentina’s Nestor Pitana has been assigned as the referee for the Opening Match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Thursday 12 June at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. He will be assisted by compatriots Juan Pablo Bellati and Hernan Maidana, with Sandro Ricci from Brazil designated as the fourth official.