191 On 22 December 2017, it was reported that fifa fired a doctor who had been investigating doping in Russian football. 82 Infrastructure spending Platov International Airport in Rostov-on-Don was upgraded with automated air traffic control systems, modern surveillance, navigationcommunication, control, and meteorological support systems. Dancers were also present. "Aussie soccer fan's World Cup dream crushed by new Russian visa rejection". Retrieved "Match report Group D Croatia v Nigeria" (PDF). Retrieved "Yaya Toure: Black players may boycott 2018 Russia World Cup". 100 Russia was placed in position A1 in the group stage and played in the opening match at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on 14 June against Saudi Arabia, the two lowest-ranked teams of the tournament at the time of the final draw. The 22-member fifa Executive Committee convened in Zürich on 2 December 2010 to vote to select the hosts of both tournaments.