World Cup – Tro­phy Tour to make a stop in Mon­go­lia

The UB Post - - FRONT PAGE - By B.TUNGALAG

The 2018 FIFA World Cup foot­ball tour­na­ment will be held in Rus­sia from June 14 to July 15 in 2018.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup – Tro­phy Tour kicked off in Moscow, Rus­sia on Septem­ber 9. The tour will stop in Mon­go­lia on April 23, 2018 for the first time.

The tour will stay in Rus­sia un­til De­cem­ber 2017 be­fore go­ing global to cover over 50 coun­tries across six con­ti­nents, and then re­turn to the host coun­try of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in May 2018. Mon­go­lia be­came one of the 50 coun­tries just re­cently.

Next year, Mon­go­lians will have a chance to see the pres­ti­gious tro­phy and take a picture with it.

The one-of-a-kind FIFA World Cup Tro­phy is 36.8 cm tall, weighs in at 6.1 kg, and is made of 18-carat gold.

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