The England players

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SAINT PETERSBURG, December 20. /TASS/. England at the football world Cup in 2018 will be hosted in the village of Repino in the Kurortny district of St. Petersburg. About TASS reported the British Consul General in St. Petersburg Sangeet Ahuja.

“I am looking forward to the start of the world Cup and the arrival of the England team in Saint Petersburg, because as a base they chose Repino,” said Ahuja.

Also during the conversation with the correspondent of TASS, the Consul General wished the Russian team good performance at the tournament: “I would also like to wish good luck at the world championship Russian national team”, – said the diplomat.

England will play in the group stage of the world Cup in group G with teams from Belgium, Panama and Tunisia. With the team of Tunisia, the British will play in Volgograd on June 18, with the Panamanians in Nizhny Novgorod on June 24, with the Belgians in Kaliningrad on 28 June.

In St . Petersburg there will be held meetings of the national teams of Morocco and Iran on 15 June, Russia and Egypt on 19 June, Brazil and Costa Rica, on 22 June, Nigeria and Argentina on June 26. Also in the Northern capital is planned for one of the matches of 1/8 finals July 3, 1/2 final on 10 July and the match for third place July 14.