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Team draw ready for World Cup Russia 2018

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  • Fri, 12/01/2017 - 13:21
The Panamanian team will be part of Group G, in which they will play with the national teams of Belgium, England and Tunisia
  • The Panamanian team will be part of Group G, in which they will play with the national teams of Belgium, England and Tunisia
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From Moscow, the starting places of the 32 teams for the 2018 World Cup in Russia were made known, in an event full of important soccer figures such as Diego Armando Maradona, Carles Puyol, Diego Forlán and Cafú.
 
The Panamanian team will be part of Group G, in which they will play with the national teams of Belgium, England and Tunisia.
 
The 8 groups of the Russian World Cup 2018 were composed like so:
 
GROUP A: Russia, Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.

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GROUP B: Portugal, Spain, Iran and Morocco.

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GROUP C: France, Peru, Denmark and Australia.

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GROUP D: Argentina, Croatia, Iceland and Nigeria.

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GROUP E: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia.

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GROUP F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden and South Korea.

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GROUP G: Belgium, England, Tunisia and Panama.

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GROUP H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal and Japan.
 
Putin’s welcome
 
“Welcome, I wish luck to the 32 teams and invite their most loyal fans to come to Russia, see you in 2018,” said Russian President Vladimir Putin, accompanied by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, opening the event that took place in the Kremlin Palace.
 
Putin, a great fan of judo and winter sports, told everyone that Russia is a country that loves football and highlighted that more than 2.7 million people practice that sport.
 
“Everyone who has been to Russia even once has felt our hospitality,” he said.

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