Russia to play Cote d’Ivoire on March 24

The match will take place in Krasnodar
08 February

Russia’s national team will hold a friendly match with Cote d’Ivoire. According to the press service of the Russian Football Union, the match will be held in Russia’s Krasnodar on March 24 at the FC Krasnodar stadium.

On March 28 Russia will play a friendly match against Belgium, which will take place in Sochi at the Fisht stadium.

Chairman of the Organising Committee "Russia-2018" and Russian Football Union President Vitaly Mutko noted that it’s difficult to find opponents for the national team.

"Everybody plays qualifying matches, everyone is facing difficult tasks," Mutko said. "We have two difficult months ahead as everybody is busy, only Oceania is free. But we will have great matches."