The Pomegans are set to host their first ever World Cup in 2021, as the European Union has agreed to fund the €50m project, according to a press release.
The Pomega Nations, led by Italian coach Paolo Di Canio, will play host to the tournament from February 25-31, with the first match in Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Italy, as well as a quarter-final and final on February 27 in Paris.
The tournament will take place on a new, bigger stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, with a capacity of 30,000.
The new stadium, which will also feature a state-of-the-art press box, will be completed by 2020.
The Pomes will host the 2026 tournament in the same stadium, and the POM will be playing the final in 2024.
The World Cup will be played in four different stadiums, with four different national teams, and a total of 18 stadiums, according a press conference at the Pomes stadium on Tuesday.
The European Football Association will be the tournament’s organizing body.
The tournament will be hosted in all 28 countries, including the United States, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, South Korea, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium.
The final will be held in Paris in 2020.