MARRAKECH, Morocco -- FIFA says the 2018 World Cup final will be played on Sunday, July 15.
Confirming the tournament dates on Friday, the FIFA executive committee agreed that the opening match will be played on a Thursday, June 14.
Meanwhile, FIFA also agreed on Friday that a final decision on the timing of the 2022 World Cup will be taken in March of next year. The November-December 2022 time-frame remains the most likely time in order to avoid the extreme heat of the summer.
The 2018 World Cup...