FIFA organizers have announced the venue and date for the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

The Premiminary Draw is the first official event of the World Cup and it will be held in St. Petersburg in the Konstantinovsky Palace on 25 July 2015. The Palace is a magnificent piece of architecture that houses historical artefacts and will create its own small football history hosting the World Cup qualifying draw which will determine which teams will face each other in each of FIFA’s confederations.