Posted 23 марта 08:56

Published 23 марта 08:56

Modified 23 марта 09:23

Updated 23 марта 09:23

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The Russian national team will play a friendly match against Iraq

23 марта 2023, 08:56
The meeting is scheduled in St. Petersburg on April 26, the Russian Football Union (RFU) reported.

"The meeting will be held in In St. Petersburg at the Gazprom Arena stadium and will begin at 18:00 Moscow time", - the message on the RFU website says.

The organization added that the sale of tickets for the match is already open. The cost of tickets starts from 600 rubles. Children under five years old are allowed to enter the stadium without a ticket accompanied by adults.

The Iraqi national team ranks 68th in the FIFA ranking. In January of this year, Iraqi football players won the Gulf Cup of Nations, beating Oman 3-2 in the final.

This will be the first meeting of the team with the Russian national team, the RFU clarified. In addition, Russian football players will play against the Iranian national team on March 23. The match will be held in Tehran.